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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1266458.015 - Elg Utica Alloys (Hartford), Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 1266458.015Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 09/26/2017

Elg Utica Alloys (Hartford), Inc.
239 West Service Road
Hartford, CT 06120
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 239 West Service Road, Hartford, CT 06120

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/26/2018
Close Case:05/14/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint1266771 Yes  
 Referral1266751 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $47,563 $128,043 $0 $0 $0 $175,606
Current Penalty $28,538 $76,826 $0 $0 $0 $105,364
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 5A0001 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $5,488 $9,147 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100212 A01 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 I 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $7,683 $12,805 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100219 E03 I 01/26/2018 $4,390 $7,317 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004A Serious 19101030 D04 II A 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $5,488 $9,147 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004B Serious 19101030 G02 II A 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01005 Serious 19101030 F02 I 01/26/2018 03/15/2018 $5,488 $9,147 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Willful 19100212 A01 01/26/2018 05/15/2018 $76,826 $128,043 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99314.015Event: 09/22/2017Employee Amputates Arm When Caught In A Conveyor Nip Point
At 8:45 p.m. on September 22, 2017, Employee #1 was standing at the start end of an inclined feed conveyor, placing scrap metal on the belt to be transported to a fragmentizer. A fragment of scrap metal came down the bottom of the conveyor and lodged in the in-running nip point of the belt and head pulley. The employee attempted to pull the material out, but his glove became caught in the nip point. Employee #1's lower left arm was pulled off. He was hospitalized for the injury.
Keywords: pulley, nip point, jammed, machine guarding, lockout/tagout, glove, conveyor belt, caught in
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266458.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine feeders and offbearers

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