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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1274568.015 - Liqui-Box Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 1274568.015Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 11/01/2017

Liqui-Box Corp.
1817 Masters Ave.Null
Ashland, OH 44805
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326111/Plastics Bag Manufacturing
Mailing: 1817 Masters Ave.Null, Ashland, OH 44805

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/01/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:08/17/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1278132 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,934 $0 $142,274 $0 $0 $155,208
Current Penalty $12,934 $0 $71,137 $0 $0 $84,071
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 I 03/05/2018 03/21/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001A Repeat 19100147 D 03/05/2018 04/10/2018 $71,137 $71,137 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001B Repeat 19100147 C07 I 03/05/2018 04/10/2018 $0 $71,137 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100394.015Event: 10/25/2017Employee Amputates Tip Of Thumb In Sealing Machine
At 7:10 p.m. on October 25, 2017, an English-speaking, 31-year-old employee was working for a manufacturer of plastic bags and pouches. The facility had a Delta sealer, known as the "G" machine. It had become jammed with plastic bags. She w as clearing the jam, and the machine was turned off. As the employee reached int o the Delta sealer to remove the bags, a coworker started up the machine. The em ployee sustained the partial amputation of the tip of her right thumb. There wer e no immediate witnesses, and the incident occurred indoors. The employer utiliz ed a key switch to be used when the machine needed to have jams cleared. The The narrative did not say whether or not she was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, equipment operator, jammed, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, nip point, sealing machine, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274568.015 Non Hospitalized injury

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