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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1227031.015 - Almond Products Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1227031.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 05/01/2017

Almond Products Corp
17150 148h Avenull
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332812/ Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers
Mailing: 17150 148th Avenull, Spring Lake, MI 49456

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/12/2017
Emphasis: S:Injury/IllnessClose Case:07/24/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1201152 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,800
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 408.12153(2) 06/16/2017 07/20/2017 $2,450 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 408.12168 06/16/2017 07/20/2017 $2,450 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 408.12193 06/16/2017 07/20/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95266.015Event: 04/11/2017Employee Is Paralyzed When Struck By Falling Bin
At 12:30 p.m. on April 11, 2017, an employee was transferring metal parts from a bin to a rack for powder coating. The bin, weighting between 800 and 1,000 poun ds, was being supported by a powered industrial truck, which was next to the emp loyee's work station. While reaching into the bin, it fell from the forks of the powered industrial truck and struck the employee's back. The employee sustained a fractured vertebrae, resulting in partial paralysis from the chest down.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, paralysis, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1227031.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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