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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1425085.015 - The Sherwin-Williams Company

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria


Inspection Nr: 1425085.015
Report ID: 0524500
Date Opened: 08/20/2019

Site Address:
The Sherwin-Williams Company
5400 Avenue Of The Cities
Moline, IL 61265

Mailing Address:
5400 Avenue Of The Cities, Moline, IL 61265

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 325510/Paint and Coating Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/20/2019

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 10/31/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1489343 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $26,520 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,520
Current Penalty $7,956 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,956
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 19100147 D 09/19/2019 10/21/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 09/19/2019 $7,956 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 119169.015
Event: 08/19/2019
Employee Pinky Finger Is Amputated In Machine

At 6:55 a.m. on August 19, 2019, a coworker was operating a case packer. The cow orker heard a noise, and the case packer was not operating correctly. The cowork er hit the e-stop on the machine, and called Employee #1 to troubleshoot the mac hine. Employee #1 opened the machine to try to unjam a box. Employee #1 then clo sed the machine, and told the coworker to reset the machine and activate the air to the machine. Employee #1 stuck his hand under the door to activate a limit s witch, forcing the machine to cycle. Once Employee #1 activated the limit switch , the machine cycled and a piston plate went up and smashed Employee #1's pinky finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized to treat a right pinky finger amputation.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, finger, fingertip, hand, partial amputation, pinched, struck against, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1425085.015 Hospitalized injury
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