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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1305885.015 - Inline Plastics Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

Nr: 1305885.015Report ID: 0111500Open Date: 04/03/2018

Inline Plastics Corp.
42 Canal Street
Shelton, CT 06484
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 326199/All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 42 Canal Street, Shelton, CT 06484

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/03/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:06/14/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1324323 Yes  
 Complaint1331787 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $8,130 $0 $50,815 $0 $0 $58,945
Current Penalty $5,700 $0 $36,000 $0 $0 $41,700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100132 D01 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $5,700 $8,130 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19100132 F01 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Repeat 19100028 B01 I 05/17/2018 06/06/2018 $36,000 $50,815 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104368.015Event: 04/02/2018Employee Operating Table Saw Sustains Amputations And Fractu
At 9:30 a.m. on April 2, 2018, an employee was working for a manufacturer of plastics products. He was setting up a table saw to cut a 75-millimeter (3-inch) PVC pipe in half horizontally. The PVC pipe jammed between the blade and the rip fence. Because the guard had been removed, the employee's left hand made contact with the exposed blade. The employee sustained the amputation of the distal and middle phalanges on the index finger and the distal phalanx on the middle finger. He further sustained fractures in the small finger. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, equipment operator, fracture, amputation, finger, blade, unguarded, saw, struck against, table saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305885.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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