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Inspection: 310811963 - Bekaert Specialty Films Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego


Inspection Nr: 310811963
Report ID: 0950632
Open Date: 06/26/2007

Site Address:
Bekaert Specialty Films Inc
4540 Viewridge Ave
San Diego, CA 92123

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 327215/Glass Product Manufacturing Made of Purchased Glass

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/10/2007

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:11/06/2008

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101067189
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $23,000
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
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 Other 342 A 09/21/2007 10/21/2007 $0 $5,000 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 4002 A 09/21/2007 10/21/2007 $5,400 $18,000 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201071032
Event: 06/02/2007
Employee Caught By Machine Rollers Fractures Right Arm

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on June 2, 2007, Employee #1 was working near a poly-film manufacturing machine. The machine had recently been replaced and the rollers were left unguarded. Employee #1's arm was pulled into the in-running nip points of the rollers and he suffered numerous lacerations and fractures to his right arm and hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords:fracture, caught by, roller--mach/part, laceration, arm, nip point, hand, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310811963 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified
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