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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1417029.015 - Pretium Packaging Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre


Inspection Nr: 1417029.015
Report ID: 0317700
Date Opened: 07/19/2019

Site Address:
Pretium Packaging Inc.
512 Forest Road
Hazleton, PA 18202

Mailing Address:
605 Oakridge Road, Hazleton, PA 18201

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 326160/Plastics Bottle Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/19/2019

Emphasis: P:Amputate, N:Amputate

Case Closed: 09/02/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1477835 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $86,190 $0 $0 $0 $0 $86,190
Current Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
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 D03 01/06/2020 01/24/2020 $13,260 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C04 II 01/06/2020 01/24/2020 $0 $72,930 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01001C Serious 19100147 C06 I 01/06/2020 01/24/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 118367.015
Event: 07/18/2019
Employee Incurs Arm And Hand Amputations When Caught In Bott

At approximately 5:00 p.m. on July 18, 2019, an employee who was conducting a ch angeover on the blow molding machine went to make an adjustment. The employee's arm was caught in the machine. The employee lost his left arm from the elbow down and lost of the entire right hand. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, arm, caught in, energized, hand, molding machine

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417029.015 Hospitalized injury
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