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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313015844 - Gsi Group, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 313015844Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 06/08/2010

Gsi Group, Llc
106 Marshall Dr.
Newton, IL 62448
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3499/Fabricated Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 332999/All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/13/2010
Emphasis: N:Amputate, N:Svep, S:AmputationsClose Case:07/18/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $8,500 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $78,500
Current Penalty $8,500 $0 $50,000 $0 $0 $58,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 D02 12/07/2010 12/24/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 12/29/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100305 B01 12/07/2010 12/10/2010 $1,500 $1,500 $0 12/29/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 12/07/2010 12/10/2010 $50,000 $70,000 $0 12/29/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200841880Event: 06/07/2010Employee Dies In Laser Cutter Accident
On June 7, 2010 Employee #1 was operating an automated laser cutter within the production area. The front guard was raised and Employee #1 was making adjustments inside the point or operation area. Employee #1 became caught in a pinch point when the structure that holds the laser cutter moved to the right front area near the metal structure of the machine. Employee #1's head became caught in the limited space between the metal structures, approximately three inches wide. Another coworker heard a noise and found Employee #1 in the machine. The injury was immediately fatal.
Keywords: head, laser, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313015844 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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