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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306682881 - Whitesell Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 306682881Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 04/26/2004

Whitesell Corporation
800 East 7th Street
Washington, IA 52353
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3496/Miscellaneous Fabricated Wire Products
NAICS: 332618/Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/07/2004
Emphasis: S:Fatality Catastrophe, S:General IndustryClose Case:07/27/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100520527    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 2 1 1 4
Initial Penalty $7,500 $0 $12,500 $0 $0 $20,000
Current Penalty $4,750 $0 $7,500 $0 $0 $12,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100179 J03 06/16/2004 07/12/2004 $1,250 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 06/16/2004 07/09/2004 $3,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001A Repeat 19100147 C04 II 06/16/2004 08/03/2004 $7,500 $12,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001B Repeat 19100147 C07 I 06/16/2004 08/03/2004 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 03001A Other 19100179 B03 06/16/2004 06/22/2004 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 03001B Other 19100179 B05 06/16/2004 06/22/2004 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200528586Event: 04/23/2004Employee Is Killed In Crane Hoist
On April 23, 2004, Employee #1 was killed when caught in a crane hoist between the frame of the machine and a load.
Keywords: asphyxiated, hoist, caught between, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306682881 Fatality Asphyxia Metal plating machine operators

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