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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1102198.015 - Independence Tube Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1102198.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 10/28/2015

Independence Tube Corporation
2000 Independence Ave. Nwnull
Decatur, AL 35601
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332312/Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing
Mailing: 6301 West 73rd Stnull, Chicago, IL 60638

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/28/2015
Close Case:02/16/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $24,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,200
Current Penalty $17,290 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,290
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/08/2016 01/19/2016 $5,250 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 01/08/2016 $3,570 $5,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C04 I 01/08/2016 01/21/2016 $4,900 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19100219 C02 I 01/08/2016 02/04/2016 $3,570 $5,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Serious 19100219 F03 01/08/2016 02/04/2016 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 80626.015Event: 10/28/2015Worker Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Steel Coil.
At 4:00 a.m. on October 28, 2015, a worker was affixing a radial band (belly ban d) around four steel coils that each measured 7 inches wide by 6 feet in diamete r, weighing 6,695 pounds. The coils were located on a coil car, which one of the coils fell off and struck the worker. The worker's abdomen and chest became pin ned to the ground, causing severe injury that included a crushed chest, abdomen and left arm, as well as partial amputation of his right arm and fractures to hi s left leg. The worker died as a result.
Keywords: abdomen, chest, crushing, falling object, fracture, leg, material handling, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1102198.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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