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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1270556.015 - Russel Metals Williams Bahcall Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee

Nr: 1270556.015Report ID: 0523400Open Date: 10/16/2017

Russel Metals Williams Bahcall Inc.
999 W. Armour Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53221
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 423510/Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 999 W. Armour Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53221

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/22/2018
Close Case:04/23/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1274393 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $51,736 $0 $0 $0 $0 $51,736
Current Penalty $51,736 $0 $0 $0 $0 $51,736
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100179 J02 03/30/2018 04/11/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100179 N03 V 03/30/2018 04/11/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100179 N03 X 03/30/2018 04/11/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19100303 B01 I 03/30/2018 04/11/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Serious 19100303 C02 I 03/30/2018 04/11/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99909.015Event: 10/16/2017Employee Is Struck By Falling 2,000 Pound Steel Plate And Is
At 12:30 p.m. on October 16, 2017, Employee #1 was scrapping slag off of the edge of a piece of steel that had just been cut. The 2,000 pound steel plate was suspended by a crane with magnets. The magnets lost power, causing the steel plate to fall and strike the employee. The employee sustained severe lacerations to the abdomen and legs, and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, leg, magnet, laceration, crane, abdomen, steel plate
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270556.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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