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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1315531.015 - Via-Tech Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1315531.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 05/09/2018

Via-Tech Corporation
11715 M 32
Lachine, MI 49753
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 333922/Conveyor and Conveying Equipment Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 233 , Alpena, MI 49707

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/17/2018
Close Case:03/11/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1336680    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 408.1011(A) 01/11/2019 02/14/2019 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105510.015Event: 05/08/2018Employee Is Killed When Struck By A Tube
At 6:15 p.m. on May 8, 2018, Employee #1 was showing a coworker how to operate a tube cutting machine in order to cut a 2.5 inch diameter tubing used to build rollers. The employee adjusted the machine speed, and the tube popped out when cut, striking the employee on the left side of his neck. He sustained a deep laceration to his neck, killing him.
Keywords: struck by, laceration, loss of blood, neck, flying object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1315531.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Supervisors, production occupations

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