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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1220918.015 - Mid Continent Steel And Wire Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis

Nr: 1220918.015Report ID: 0729300Open Date: 03/31/2017

Mid Continent Steel And Wire Inc.
2700 Central Avenue
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332618/Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 2700 Central Avenue, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/31/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:07/11/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1196344 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 1 1 1 3
Initial Penalty $38,025 $0 $63,375 $0 $0 $101,400
Current Penalty $12,000 $0 $38,000 $0 $0 $50,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C05 I 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $12,000 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 D03 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 04/20/2017 11/01/2017 $38,000 $63,375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 03001 Other 19100303 B07 IV 04/20/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94281.015Event: 03/26/2017Employee Is Clearing Jam In Equipment And Sustains Fracture
At 9:00 p.m. on March 26, 2017, an employee was clearing several jammed nails from inside the Injection Molded Plastic Collator Machine, M/N: PS-160. The employee removed the circular guard and reached into the plastic strip collator with her right arm, to clear the jammed nails when the machine started up unexpectedly and her right arm was caught in the orientation wheel. The employee suffered several lacerations and sustained a fracture that required surgery.
Keywords: caught in, laceration, machine guarding, lockout/tagout, fracture, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220918.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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