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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1264810.015 - Arcelormittal-Weirton, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston

Nr: 1264810.015Report ID: 0316400Open Date: 07/19/2017

Arcelormittal-Weirton, Llc
100 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 331111/Iron and Steel Mills
Mailing: 100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/20/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:11/02/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1241133 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,864 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,864
Current Penalty $6,518 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,518
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100022 D01 09/28/2017 10/18/2017 $6,518 $10,864 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99131.015Event: 07/16/2017Employee Falls While Performing Preventative Maintenance Wor
At 7:30 a.m. on July 19, 2017, an employee was performing preventative maintenance on a Looper Car of Pickle Line 15. The employee stepped across the rail to check the wheels of the Looper Car on the hot mill side and onto the grating. As the employee stepped onto the grating, it collapsed and the employee fell within the grating to the bottom level where it landed on the employee. Emergency Services was contacted and the employee was transported to Weirton Medical before being transferred to UPMC Montefiore where surgery was performed to repair a broken ankle. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, fracture, maintenance, grating, falling object, ankle, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264810.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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