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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1232065.015 - International Paper Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 1232065.015Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 05/11/2017

International Paper Company
601 E. Ball Rd.Null
Anaheim, CA 92805
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 322211/Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
Mailing: 601 E. Ball Rd.Null, Anaheim, CA 92805

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/07/2017
Close Case:01/29/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $63,000 $0 $0 $935 $0 $63,935
Current Penalty $33,300 $0 $0 $335 $0 $33,635
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 09/07/2017 10/12/2017 $335 $935 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3314(E) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $5,400 $16,875 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3384(B) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $2,700 $16,875 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 4002(B) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $2,700 $6,750 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 05001 Serious 3314(C) 09/07/2017 09/26/2017 $22,500 $22,500 $0 10/09/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95494.015Event: 05/10/2017Employee'S Arm Is Amputated When Caught In A Machine While P
At 9:45 a.m. on May 10, 2017, an employee was clearing a jammed flattened cardbo ard box from the counter-ejector area of the Flexo 5176 machine. The employee ha d locked-out the machine in accordance with the company's procedures. While the employee was pulling the box out of the counter-ejector, a coworker operated the control for the counter-ejector (which was not de-energized because the employe r's lock-out/tag-out "IES" procedures allowed for continued power supply to the momentary contact switch that controlled the counter ejector adjustment function ). The employee's gloved left hand was caught on a screw or a projection on the shaft which is part of the adjustment function of the counter-ejector. As the sh aft rotated clockwise, the employee's hand was wrapped up in the rotation which pulled the employee's left arm and was amputated at the elbow.
Keywords: amputation, arm, caught in, lockout/tagout, maintenance, shaft
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232065.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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