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Inspection: 1393609.015 - Klockner Pentaplast Of America, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 1

Nr: 1393609.015Report ID: 0355111Open Date: 04/16/2019

Klockner Pentaplast Of America, Inc.
3585 Klockner Roadnull
Louisa, VA 23093
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326113/Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing
Mailing: 3585 Klockner Roadnull, Gordonsville, VA 22942

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/04/2019
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:FriClose Case:

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $8,785 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,785
Current Penalty $8,785 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,785
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 II 06/14/2019 07/03/2019 $8,785 $8,785 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 19100157 C01 06/14/2019 07/03/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115428.015Event: 04/10/2019Employee'S Fingers Are Partially Amputated In Kneader Machin
At 3:15 p.m. on April 10, 2019, an employee was working on a machine used for kn eading and heating up plastic powder. While attempting to prevent a product spil lage and stuffing a bag into the floor hopper, the employee's hand was caught in kneader screw opening. The employee sustained a partial amputation of the middl e and ring fingers. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: caught in, finger, hand, hopper, partial amputation, powder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393609.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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