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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1233468.015 - Plaskolite, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 1233468.015
Report ID: 0522500
Date Opened: 05/18/2017

Site Address:
Plaskolite, Llc
1175 5 B'S Drive
Zanesville, OH 43701

Mailing Address:
400 West Nationwide Blvd. Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 326113/Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/31/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 09/07/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1213133 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $28,972 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,972
Current Penalty $12,947 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,947
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 II B 07/25/2017 08/04/2017 $8,239 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C06 I 07/25/2017 08/04/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01001C Serious 19100147 D 07/25/2017 08/04/2017 $0 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003 Serious 19100212 A01 07/25/2017 $4,708 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01004A Other 19101030 F02 I 07/25/2017 08/04/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 01004B Other 19101030 G02 I 07/25/2017 08/04/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 95675.015
Event: 05/12/2017
Employee Clears Jam From Saw Blade And Amputates Two Fingert

At 4:30 a.m. on May 12, 2017, an employee was operating a plastic extrusion line and was in the process of scraping some stock. The employee crawled underneath the scraper when some stock jammed at the edge of the lower dust pan on the cen ter edge cutter. The employee pushed the material up to clear the jam from the edge cutter saw and had their left hand pulled into the rotating saw blade. The employee amputated the left index finger and middle finger tips when struck by the saw.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, blade, caught in, finger, jammed, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, material handling, saw

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1233468.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
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