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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1331906.015 - Syncot Plastics, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 1331906.015Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 07/20/2018

Syncot Plastics, Inc.
707 South Erwin St.
Cartersville, GA 30120
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 707 South Erwin St. , Cartersville, GA 30120

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/20/2018
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:01/04/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1359466 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,317 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,317
Current Penalty $4,390 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,390
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100133 A01 12/20/2018 01/03/2019 $4,390 $7,317 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100138 A 12/20/2018 01/03/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107543.015Event: 07/14/2018Employee Is Struck By Heated Plastic Material And Sustains B
At 3:21 a.m. on July 14, 201i8, an employee and a coworker were clearing excess plastic from the extrusion machine. Pressure from inside the machine caused heated plastic to spray onto left side of the employee's body. The employee sustained burns to the left side of his body to include his face, arm and hip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: plastic mfg, burn, hip, face, arm, pressure release, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331906.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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