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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300538907 - Glasfloss Industries, Lp

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 300538907
Report ID: 0522500
Open Date: 01/25/2001

Site Address:
Glasfloss Industries, Lp
2168 Commerce Street
Lancaster, OH 43130

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/25/2001

Emphasis: S:Amputations

Close Case:03/12/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 200750974 Yes
Referral 901855858 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
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. 01001 Serious 19100132 D02 02/07/2001 03/12/2001 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -  
2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A03 II 02/07/2001 03/02/2001 $4,000 $4,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200752129
Event: 01/18/2001
Employee Amputates Fingers In Guillotine Paper Cutter

Employee #1 was operating a guillotine paper cutter with two hand controls. The machine double tripped as he reached into the machine to wipe paper off the table. The machine cut three fingers and part of his hand off and was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, hand control, finger, rotating knife, point of operation, tripped, struck by, nip point, hand

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300538907 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
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