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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317111060 - Powercon Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 1

Nr: 317111060Report ID: 0352410Open Date: 04/10/2013

Powercon Corporation
1731 Midway Road
Severn, MD 21144
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3613/Switchgear and Switchboard Apparatus
NAICS: 335313/Switchgear and Switchboard Apparatus Manufacturing
Mailing: 1551 Florida Avenue, Severn, MD 21144

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/16/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/24/2013
Emphasis: L:Accident, S:Manufacture 310000-330000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,200
Current Penalty $2,016 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,016
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 50104 A 05/28/2013 07/01/2013 $2,016 $3,200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040030 A 05/28/2013 06/05/2013 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202674123Event: 04/09/2013Employee Punctures Finger With Nail Gun
On April 9, 2013, Employee #1 was moved from the maintenance shop to the wood shop for the day to build crates for the switch gear. The employee was holding a 2 in. board. Employee #1 fired a pneumatic nail gun and the nail went through the board and penetrated the tips of the employee's middle and ring finger of his right hand. Employee #1 reported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a puncture to his ring finger. The employee was later released.
Keywords: nail, building, impaled, crate, finger, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317111060 Non Hospitalized injury Puncture Production helpers

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