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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 127246379 - Buehrle Engineering Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 127246379Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 07/19/2001

Buehrle Engineering Inc
856 E Broadway
Norton Shores, MI 49444
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3544/Special Dies and Tools, Die Sets, Jigs and Fixtures, and Industrial Molds

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/14/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/20/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101394773    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 40801011 A 10/26/2001 12/03/2001 $750 $750 $0 A - Amendment
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 40812611 10/26/2001 12/03/2001 $750 $750 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201390226Event: 07/19/2001Employee Killed When Struck By Piece Of Drill Press
An employee was operating a drill press using a honing device. The employee did not have training in the proper speed of the device and was operating at a speed which caused the device to fly apart. A piece of the honing device flew across the shop hitting Employee #1 in the chest. Employee #1 went into cardiac arrest and died at a hospital.
Keywords: cardiac arrest, drill press, struck by, flying object, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 127246379 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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