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Inspection: 1530940.015 - 111917 - Jupiter Aluminum

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 1530940.015Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 05/14/2021

111917 - Jupiter Aluminum
1745 165th Street
Hammond, IN 46320
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3353/Aluminum Sheet, Plate, and Foil
NAICS: 331315/ Aluminum Sheet, Plate, and Foil Manufacturing
Mailing: 1745 165th Street, Hammond, IN 46320

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/21/2021
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1767621    
 Referral1765631 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100023 B09 10/07/2021 11/10/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01001B Serious 19100023 B10 10/07/2021 11/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 10/29/2021 C - Contested
  3. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 I 10/07/2021 11/10/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 10/29/2021 C - Contested
  4. 01002B Serious 19100147 D 10/07/2021 11/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 10/29/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135604.015Event: 05/06/2021Employee Falls From Elevated Platform, Later Dies
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on May 6, 2021, an employee and a coworker began tro ubleshooting the Hammel bail breaker when scrap material was jammed inside the s hredder. During troubleshooting, the bail breaker remained energized while the c oworker was in a forklift with raised forks to poke the scrap, and the employee was standing on a portable ladder platform with the handheld remote controller t hat operates the bail breaker. At or about 9:45 a.m., the Hammel bail breaker be gan to move and began pivoting in the direction where the employee was standing on the mobile platform when the employee fell 10 feet off of the platform and en dured right-side injuries to the head and ribs. The employee was transported to the hospital and later died from these injuries.
Keywords: elevated work plat, energized, fall, forklift, head, rib, scrap metal
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1530940.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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