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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1232065.015 - International Paper Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

 

Inspection Nr: 1232065.015
Report ID: 0950631
Open Date: 05/11/2017

Site Address:
International Paper Company
601 E. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92805

Mailing Address:
601 E. Ball Rd., Anaheim, CA 92805

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 322211/Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/07/2017

Emphasis:

Close Case:01/29/2019


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1212336
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $63,000 $0 $0 $935 $0 $63,935
Current Penalty $33,300 $0 $0 $335 $0 $33,635
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 09/07/2017 10/12/2017 $335 $935 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 3314(E) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $5,400 $16,875 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3384(B) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $2,700 $16,875 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 04001 Serious 4002(B) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $2,700 $6,750 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 05001 Serious 3314(C) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $22,500 $22,500 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 95494.015
Event: 05/10/2017
Employee'S Arm Is Amputated When Caught In A Machine While P

At 9:45 a.m. on May 10, 2017, an employee was clearing a jammed flattened cardbo ard box from the counter-ejector area of the Flexo 5176 machine. The employee ha d locked-out the machine in accordance with the company's procedures. While the employee was pulling the box out of the counter-ejector, a coworker operated the control for the counter-ejector (which was not de-energized because the employe r's lock-out/tag-out "IES" procedures allowed for continued power supply to the momentary contact switch that controlled the counter ejector adjustment function ). The employee's gloved left hand was caught on a screw or a projection on the shaft which is part of the adjustment function of the counter-ejector. As the sh aft rotated clockwise, the employee's hand was wrapped up in the rotation which pulled the employee's left arm and was amputated at the elbow.

Keywords:amputation, arm, caught in, lockout/tagout, maintenance, shaft

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232065.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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