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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300849346 - Silgan Plastics Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office


Inspection Nr: 300849346
Report ID: 0950631
Date Opened: 01/02/2001

Site Address:
Silgan Plastics Corporation
611 E Cerritos
Anaheim, CA 92803

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/04/2001


Case Closed: 04/06/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362394710
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,060
Current Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,060
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 3328 G 01/26/2001 01/31/2001 $5,060 $5,060 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201141843
Event: 07/11/2000
Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Chain And Sprocket

Employee #1 was operating a machine that printed information on plastic bottles. He put a cardboard box under the part of the machine where bottles tended to fall off to make it easier to pick them up. Employee #1 was removing the filled box when it became stuck because one of the bottles had landed upright and become jammed in place. He was reaching under a covered area to remove the standing bottle when his left index finger contacted the chain and sprocket, amputating 1 1/2 in. of the tip.

Keywords:chain, amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, jammed, sprocket, nip point, blind reaching

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300849346 Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators
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