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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310765011 - Milwaukee Valve Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Madison

Nr: 310765011Report ID: 0523300Open Date: 01/28/2008

Milwaukee Valve Company, Inc.
1075 Water Street
Prairie Du Sac, WI 53578
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3491/Industrial Valves
NAICS: 332911/Industrial Valve Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/13/2008
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:Amputations, S:Powered Ind VehicleClose Case:09/04/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200805208 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100145 C01 I 02/19/2008 02/29/2008 $0 $5,000 $0 03/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100212 A03 II 02/19/2008 02/29/2008 $2,500 $5,000 $0 03/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200801959Event: 01/25/2008Employee Gets Fingers Amputated
On January 25, 2008 Employee #1 had the tips of two fingers, down to the first knuckle, amputated when his hand contacted the rotary air lock blades pinch point in the chute of a dust collector. Employee #1 was reaching under a flap to push excess sand which had built up in the front of the dust (sand fines) collector's bin to the back of the bin when his hand went into the chute opening where the rotary air lock was located.
Keywords: amputated, finger, dust collector, laceration
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310765011 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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