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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1374959.015 - Chroma Color Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 1374959.015Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 01/29/2019

Chroma Color Corporation
100 Colomet Drivenull
Delaware, OH 43015
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325211/Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing
Mailing: 100 Colomet Drivenull, Delaware, OH 43015

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/28/2019
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:09/24/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1418899 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $29,362 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,362
Current Penalty $11,270 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,270
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 II 05/29/2019 06/18/2019 $8,051 $8,051 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D 05/29/2019 06/18/2019 $8,051 $8,051 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19100333 A 05/29/2019 08/01/2019 $11,270 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100335 A01 I 05/29/2019 08/01/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 113134.015Event: 01/18/2019Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Extruder Screw
At 1:45 p.m. on January 18, 2019, an employee was cleaning the throat and screw on a plastic extrusion machine. Before cleaning, the employee depressed a button to stop the machine, but inadvertently activated the machine instead. As the em ployee reached into the throat of the extruder with a rag in hand the rotating s crew of the extruder pulled the rag and the employee's hand into its moving part s. As a result, the employee's right middle and index fingers were amputated. Th e employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, finger, fingertip, hand, lockout/tagout, machine guarding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1374959.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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