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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1333078.015 - Microchem Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Springfield

Nr: 1333078.015Report ID: 0112600Open Date: 07/25/2018

Microchem Corp.
200 Flanders Roadnull
Westborough, MA 01581
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325199/All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing
Mailing: 200 Flanders Roadnull, Westborough, MA 01581

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/25/2018
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:01/22/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1358670 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $36,216 $0 $0 $0 $0 $36,216
Current Penalty $13,581 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,581
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B01 I 11/26/2018 01/14/2019 $4,527 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 I 11/26/2018 01/14/2019 $9,054 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C05 II 11/26/2018 11/30/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002C Serious 19100147 C04 II C 11/26/2018 01/14/2019 $0 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01002D Serious 19100147 C06 I 11/26/2018 01/14/2019 $0 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107684.015Event: 07/13/2018Employee Lacerates Fingers When Caught In Fan Belt And Pulle
At 10:30 a.m. on July 13, 2018, an employee opened the guard to the fan motor ca sing without performing lockout/tag out to inspect the fan belt and grease zerk fittings. The employee reached into the casing to remove a dust cover from the zerk fittings and caught his right hand by the fan belt and drew it around the l ower pulley. The employee lacerated several fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught by, fan belt, finger, guard, hand, laceration, lockout/tagout, maintenance, pulley
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1333078.015 Non Hospitalized injury Not Applicable

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