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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1309288.015 - Trojan Battery Company, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 1309288.015Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 04/17/2018

Trojan Battery Company, Llc
5174 Minola Dr
Lithonia, GA 30038
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 335912/Primary Battery Manufacturing
Mailing: 5174 Minola Drive, Lithonia, GA 30038

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/19/2018
Close Case:03/12/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1326266 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 1 7
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $44,919 $0 $0 $8,638 $0 $53,557
Current Penalty $31,150 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $32,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 I 05/11/2018 06/28/2018 $6,180 $8,638 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C04 II 05/11/2018 06/28/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C06 I 05/11/2018 12/03/2018 $6,180 $8,638 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 05/11/2018 06/28/2018 $6,180 $8,638 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19100219 C02 I 05/11/2018 06/07/2018 $4,255 $6,911 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19100219 C03 05/11/2018 06/07/2018 $4,255 $6,911 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01006 Serious 19100219 C04 I 05/11/2018 06/07/2018 $4,100 $5,183 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 05/11/2018 $1,000 $8,638 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104766.015Event: 04/08/2018Employee Amputates Three Fingers On Screw Conveyor
At 9:00 a.m. on April 8, 2018, Employee #1 was performing preventative maintenance and cleaning on Line 8 in the oxide department. A cup, where samples are collected, was located on top of the machine, and the screw conveyor was open. The cup fell through the opening. When the employee tried to retrieve the cup, he severed two fingers and partially amputated another one on the rotary valve inside of the screw conveyor. Employee #1 had assumed that the screw conveyor was off, but the conveyor had not been locked out.
Keywords: rotating parts, cleaning, finger, lockout, maintenance, lockout/tagout, conveyor, caught by, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1309288.015 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Production coordinators

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