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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306104936 - Penda Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Madison

Nr: 306104936Report ID: 0523300Open Date: 03/13/2003

Penda Corporation
2344 West Wisconsin Street
Portage, WI 53901
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3089/Plastics Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 326121/Unlaminated Plastics Profile Shape Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 449, Portage, WI 53901

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/08/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/01/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200802395 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,700
Current Penalty $1,190 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,190
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100184 D 04/10/2003 04/22/2003 $1,190 $1,700 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200800811Event: 03/08/2003Employee Injured Due To Failed Steel Sling
On March 8, 2003, Employee #1 was using an overhead alloy steel sling to lift a 440 pound jig. The sling broke and the suspended 440 pound jig struck Employee #1. He fell to the ground. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for multiple lacerations to his shoulders and head. A detailed investigation determined that the chains used for lifting the 440 pound jig were not inspected before each use, and there was visible oxidation on the link that failed.
Keywords: head, shoulder, inadequate maint, laceration, struck by, falling object, broken chain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306104936 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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