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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1346464.015 - Unilock Chicago, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville

Nr: 1346464.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 09/14/2018

Unilock Chicago, Inc.
301 E. Sullivan Rd.Null
Aurora, IL 60505
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 327331/Concrete Block and Brick Manufacturing
Mailing: 301 E. Sullivan Rd.Null, Aurora, IL 60505

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/14/2018
Close Case:01/10/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1381859 Yes  
 Inspection1346459 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109140.015Event: 09/11/2018Employee Amputates Finger Tip When Struck By Falling Brick C
At 9:30 a.m on September 11, 2018, two employees were assisting in the stacking of carriers which hold bricks for curing. A forklift was moving stacks of the c arriers and while lifting a stack, another stack was bumped knocking the top thr ee carriers askew. The two employees attempted to straighten out the stack. Emp loyee #1 had one hand on the top of the carrier and one hand on the side. A cowo rker had both hands on the top of the carrier. When they pushed it into place, t he carrier dropped into a nested position with one below, pinching Employee #1's finger. The finger tip of the left hand middle finger was amputated at the 1st knuckle, requiring hospitalization for two days.
Keywords: amputated, brick, falling object, fingertip, forklift, pinched, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1346464.015 Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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