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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1211887.015 - Swanson Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston

Nr: 1211887.015Report ID: 0316400Open Date: 02/21/2017

Swanson Industries, Inc.
437 Goshen Roadnull
Morgantown, WV 26508
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 437 Goshen Roadnull, Morgantown, WV 26508

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/21/2017
Close Case:04/12/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1184206 Yes  
 Referral1183932 Yes  
 Inspection1213362 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $10,864 $0 $362 $0 $0 $11,226
Current Penalty $10,864 $0 $362 $0 $0 $11,226
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 03/07/2017 03/31/2017 $10,864 $10,864 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Repeat 19100147 C06 I 03/07/2017 03/31/2017 $362 $362 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93337.015Event: 02/17/2017Employee Is Injured When Struck By Heavy Metal Cylinder
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was inserting a hea vy metal cylinder that was supported by a hoist, into the chuck of a lathe. The employee was tightening the chuck with a wrench. The employee had not disengage d the spindle from its motor and the lathe's power switch was still turned to th e on position. The employee accidentally dropped the wrench which fell and hit the start lever for the spindle. The spindle began to turn and threw the heavy metal cylinder into the employee's abdomen causing contusion and strain injuries . The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: abdomen, contusion, cylinder, hoist, lathe, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1211887.015 Hospitalized injury Machinists

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