Inspection: 1572763.015 - Multi-Plastics Extrusions Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre
Multi-Plastics Extrusions Inc.
600 Dietrich Ave.
Hazleton, PA 18201
600 Dietrich Ave., Hazleton, PA 18201
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326113/Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing
Inspection Type: Planned
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 01/14/2022
Emphasis: P:Amputate, N:Amputate
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100147 C06 I||04/29/2022||05/11/2022||$4,754||$4,754||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||01002||Serious||19100212 A01||04/29/2022||$6,737||$6,737||$0||Z - Issued|
At 1:07 p.m. on December 18, 2021, an employee was operating plastic extrusion l ine when a hot formed piece of window trim became stuck in the sizing line. The employee grabbed needle-nose pliers and attempted to remove the stuck piece when her hand was pulled into a nip point of a roller. The employee's finger was pin ched between the pliers and the metal sizing line equipment and she was stuck in the machine for seven minutes. The sizing line was very hot and the needle nose pliers also became hot. The employee experienced crushing and thermal burn inju ries to her left index finger. The employee was hospitalized and tip of her inde x finger was surgically amputated on December 27th.
Keywords:amputated, amputation, burn, caught in, clearing, crushed, extrusion, finger, fingertip, hot plastic, jammed, line clearance, nip point, partial amputation, pinched, plastic, plastic mfg, production line, pulled in, rol
|1||1572763.015||Hospitalized injury||Extruding and forming machine operators|