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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1305885.015 - Inline Plastics Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

 

Inspection Nr: 1305885.015
Report ID: 0111500
Open Date: 04/03/2018

Site Address:
Inline Plastics Corp.
42 Canal Street
Shelton, CT 06484

Mailing Address:
42 Canal Street, Shelton, CT 06484

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 326199/All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/03/2018

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:06/14/2018


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1324323 Yes
Complaint 1331787 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $8,130 $0 $50,815 $0 $0 $58,945
Current Penalty $5,700 $0 $36,000 $0 $0 $41,700
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. 01001A Serious 19100132 D01 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $5,700 $8,130 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100132 F01 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 02001 Repeat 19100028 B01 I 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $36,000 $50,815 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 104368.015
Event: 04/02/2018
Employee Operating Table Saw Sustains Amputations And Fractu

At 9:30 a.m. on April 2, 2018, an employee was working for a manufacturer of pla stics products. He was setting up a table saw to cut a 75-millimeter (3-inch) PV C pipe in half horizontally. The PVC pipe jammed between the blade and the rip f ence. Because the guard had been removed, the employee's left hand made contact with the exposed blade. The employee sustained the amputation of the distal and middle phalanges on the index finger and the distal phalanx on the middle finger . He further sustained fractures in the small finger. The employee was hospitali zed and treated for his injuries.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, blade, equipment operator, finger, fracture, rotating parts, saw, struck against, table saw, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305885.015 Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers
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