Inspection: 1614312.015 - The Top Die Casting Co.
Inspection Information - Office: Naperville
The Top Die Casting Co.
South Beloit, IL 61080
13910 Dearborn, South Beloit, IL 61080
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 08/09/2022
Case Closed: 07/05/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001A||Other||19100147 C04 II D||01/27/2023||03/06/2023||$5,000||$14,063||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01001B||Other||19100147 C06 I||01/27/2023||03/06/2023||$0||$14,063||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||01003||Serious||19100147 C07 I A||01/27/2023||03/06/2023||$15,000||$15,625||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|4.||01004||Serious||19100147 D||01/27/2023||03/06/2023||$15,000||$15,625||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 8:15 a.m. on August 8, 2022, an employee was adjusting the die on a die casting machine. The employee entered the machine by stepping into it between the dies. Not knowing the employee was adjusting the die, a coworker activated the machine which closed the door and the machine cycled. The employee was crushed between two die when the machine cycled, resulting in his death.
Keywords:adjust, casting die, caught between, crushed, die, die casting machine, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine cycled, start button
|1||1614312.015||Fatality||Machine operators, not specified|