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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 281076.015 - Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport


Inspection Nr: 281076.015
Report ID: 0111500
Date Opened: 01/26/2012

Site Address:
Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated
35 Toelles Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

Mailing Address:
35 Toelles Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 331111/Iron and Steel Mills

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/12/2012

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 03/03/2014

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 217822 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300 $6,300
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Unclass 19100147 C04 I 07/16/2012 $6,300 $6,300 $0 08/08/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01001B Unclass 19100147 C07 I A 07/16/2012 07/31/2012 $0 $0 $0 08/08/2012 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 21515.015
Event: 01/26/2012
Employee Amputates Arm In Roll Stand

At approximately 7:30 a.m. on January 26, 2012, an employee was using a hand-hel d abrasive grinder to grind the rollers/passes on the roll stands. The employee s left hand and lower arm was pulled into the ingoing nip point created by the u pper and lower rollers in the roll stand. The employee sustained an amputation o f the left lower arm. The employee was hospitalized and treated for amputation.

Keywords:amputation, arm, caught in, hand tool, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, nip point

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 281076.015 Hospitalized injury Supervisors, material moving equipment operators
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