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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305230252 - Outokumpu American Brass, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo

Nr: 305230252Report ID: 0213600Open Date: 05/14/2002

Outokumpu American Brass, Inc.
70 Sayre Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3351/Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding Of Copper
Mailing: P. O. Box 981, Buffalo, NY 14240

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/27/2002
Close Case:09/19/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101330710    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $14,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,675
Current Penalty $14,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,675
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100022 A01 08/30/2002 09/05/2002 $1,275 $1,275 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 II 08/30/2002 09/05/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100178 L03 IM 08/30/2002 09/17/2002 $2,125 $2,125 $0 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 08/30/2002 09/05/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  5. 01005 Serious 19100242 B 08/30/2002 09/05/2002 $1,275 $1,275 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201330511Event: 05/13/2002Employee Killed When Caught Between Strip And Roll
On May 13, 2002, Employee #1, an operator, was on a line that applies a tin coating to a metal strip. Deposits of tin and flux regularly accumulate on bridle rolls during the operation of the line. While the line was operating, Employee #1 reached to clean the bridle roll with a piece of sandpaper in his hand and was caught in a pinch point between the strip and the roll. Employee #1 was drawn into the pinch point and killed.
Keywords: head, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, coating operation, metal strip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305230252 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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