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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305211997 - United Gasket Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 305211997Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 04/12/2002

United Gasket Corp
1633 South 55th Ave.
Cicero, IL 60804
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3053/Gaskets, Packing, and Sealing Devices

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/23/2002
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:01/21/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint203876685 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 2 9
Current Violations 7 2 9
Initial Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100038 A01 05/30/2002 07/17/2002 $600 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 05/30/2002 08/17/2002 $600 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 D04 I 05/30/2002 06/13/2002 $600 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A03 II 05/30/2002 06/25/2002 $600 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100217 E01 I 05/30/2002 07/17/2002 $600 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100253 B04 III 05/30/2002 06/13/2002 $600 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100332 B01 05/30/2002 07/17/2002 $600 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Other 19100219 B01 05/30/2002 10/17/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02002 Other 19100305 B01 05/30/2002 07/17/2002 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200031474Event: 03/27/2002Employee Injured When Fingers Amputated By Punch Press
On March 27, 2002, Employee #1, a set-up man, was adjusting the stroke of a mechanical punch press. Employee #1 raised the front part of the point of operation guard on the punch press to adjust the stroke. The punch press cycled while Employee #1 had his hand in the die area and three fingers on Employee #1's left hand were amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, point of operation, punch press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305211997 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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