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Inspection: 308788447 - The Worthington Steel Company

Inspection Information - Office: Cincinnati

Nr: 308788447Report ID: 0522000Open Date: 05/19/2005

The Worthington Steel Company
350 Lawton Ave.
Monroe, OH 45050
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3316/Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet, Strip, and Bars
NAICS: 331221/Rolled Steel Shape Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/16/2005
Close Case:08/22/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral201953932 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $17,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,500
Current Penalty $8,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 II 06/21/2005 08/08/2005 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I 06/21/2005 08/08/2005 $4,350 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 D03 06/21/2005 08/08/2005 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 D04 I 06/21/2005 08/08/2005 $4,400 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201954195Event: 05/19/2005Employee Amputates Hand In Slitting Machine
On May 19, 2005, Employee #1 was doing setup on a machine, changing a mandrel on a 72-in. slitter. He was using a pendant control, when the take-up reel rotated, pinching his wrist between a rail and a stationary bar. He was hospitalized. Later, his hand was amputated above the wrist.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, caught by, nip point, slitter, hand, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308788447 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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