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Inspection: 1304552.015 - Westlake Chemical

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 1304552.015Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 03/27/2018

Westlake Chemical
20043 Hwy 51
Gallman, MS 39077
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325998/All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
Mailing: 20043 Hwy 51, Gallman, MS 39077

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/27/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1321594 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $32,779 $0 $71,137 $0 $0 $103,916
Current Penalty $32,779 $0 $71,137 $0 $0 $103,916
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C06 I 05/11/2018 06/05/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 06/04/2018 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C06 II 05/11/2018 06/05/2018 $0 $0 $0 06/04/2018 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 III 05/11/2018 05/29/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 06/04/2018 -
  4. 01003 Serious 19100242 B 05/11/2018 $6,911 $6,911 $0 06/04/2018 -
  5. 02001 Repeat 19100147 D04 I 05/11/2018 05/29/2018 $71,137 $71,137 $0 06/04/2018 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104196.015Event: 03/22/2018Employee Severs Hand In Stock Cutter And Amputates Finger Fr
At 5:30 p.m. on March 22, 2018, an employee was using an air hose to clean out some leftover material after troubleshooting FCM #5 and placed his left hand in the machine. The employee's left hand was severed when the stock cutter caught his hand and then pinned his right hand, amputating a finger up to the first knuckle. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, caught by, amputation, finger, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1304552.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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