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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1340674.015 - Primex Plastics Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Madison


Inspection Nr: 1340674.015
Report ID: 0523300
Date Opened: 08/21/2018

Site Address:
Primex Plastics Corporation
1400 Industrial Street
Reedsburg, WI 53959

Mailing Address:
1400 Industrial Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 325211/Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/21/2018

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 06/17/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1370915 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,419 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,419
Current Penalty $7,814 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,814
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. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 02/11/2019 03/16/2020 $7,814 $10,419 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 113483.015
Event: 08/15/2018
Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Pulled Into Film Wi

At 2:10 a.m. on August 15, 2018, an employee was running a plastic extruded film line and was performing a "cut-over" to move the web of finished film from a fu ll roll onto a new/empty roll. The employee cut the web of film from a full rol l and her left hand was pulled into the in-running nip point, fracturing her lef t arm in two places as well as puncturing her chest with her cutting tool. The employee also injured her left leg and dislocated her meniscus. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:arm, caught by, caught in, chest, cutting, dislocated, fracture, laceration, leg, nip point, puncture, stabbed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340674.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
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