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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1362221.015 - Modern Welding Company Of Ohio, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 1362221.015Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 11/27/2018

Modern Welding Company Of Ohio, Inc.
One Modern Way
Newark, OH 43055
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332420/Metal Tank (Heavy Gauge) Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 4430, Newark, OH 43058

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/27/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:02/04/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1401405 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,054 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,054
Current Penalty $6,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,338
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100184 E02 I 01/04/2019 02/08/2019 $6,338 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100184 E02 II 01/04/2019 02/08/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111919.015Event: 11/14/2018Employee'S Fingertip Is Surgically Removed After Being Crush
At 1:30 p.m. on November 14, 2018, Employee #1 was spinning the tank head while the welder/fabricator drew tangent and degree lines. As the tank head turned, the in-house manufactured hook straightened and the head fell. The employee's left index and middle finger became caught between the tank head and the metal plate below, crushing his left index finger, resulting in surgical amputation of the fingertip.
Keywords: tank, crushed, amputation, finger, caught between, amputated, welder, fingertip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362221.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Welders and cutters

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