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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1278601.015 - Knaus Cheese, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 1278601.015Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 11/21/2017

Knaus Cheese, Inc.
N5722 County Road C
Rosendale, WI 54974
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 424430/Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: P.O. Box 259, Rosendale, WI 54974

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/21/2017
Emphasis: L:PivClose Case:01/08/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint1311702 Yes  
 Complaint1311702   Yes
 Referral1285435 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $41,389 $0 $0 $0 $0 $41,389
Current Penalty $22,764 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,764
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100037 B02 03/23/2018 $3,557 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C01 03/23/2018 05/12/2018 $3,557 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C04 I 03/23/2018 05/12/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003A Serious 19100178 L01 I 03/23/2018 04/20/2018 $3,557 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003B Serious 19100178 Q06 03/23/2018 04/20/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004 Serious 19100252 A03 I 03/23/2018 $4,980 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01005A Serious 19100253 B02 II 03/23/2018 $3,557 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01005B Serious 19100253 B04 III 03/23/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01006 Serious 19100305 G01 IV 03/23/2018 $3,557 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100915.015Event: 11/17/2017Employee Suffers Multiple Injuries When A Storage Drum Explo
At 7:00 a.m. on November 17, 2017, an employee was cutting the tops of 55 gallon drums with a plasma cutter for storing scrap metal. As the employee cut the sixth drum, it exploded and the employee suffered a fractured left femur and second degree burns to the back of his legs. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, leg, burn, combustible liquid, drum, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278601.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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