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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1394610.015 - Mid-States Packaging, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 1394610.015Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 04/19/2019

Mid-States Packaging, Inc.
12163 St. Rt. 274null
Lewistown, OH 43333
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 322211/Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
Mailing: 12163 St. Rt. 274null, Lewistown, OH 43333

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/19/2019
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:03/13/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1446326 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $32,089 $0 $0 $1,240 $0 $33,329
Current Penalty $16,045 $0 $0 $618 $0 $16,662
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 I 08/28/2019 09/09/2019 $3,647 $7,293 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 08/28/2019 09/09/2019 $3,647 $7,293 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 D 08/28/2019 09/09/2019 $3,647 $7,293 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 08/28/2019 09/09/2019 $5,105 $10,210 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02001 Other 19040041 A02 08/28/2019 $618 $1,240 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115543.015Event: 04/16/2019Employee'S Middle Finger Is Partially Amputated By Bandsaw
At 11:00 a.m. on April 26, 2019, Employee #1, a 47-year-old female, was working for a manufacturer of corrugated and solid fiber boxes. She was working in the f acility's expander/main room. She was operating a Tannewitz model number GHE 36 vertical bandsaw, with serial number 84012. She was using the saw to cut honeyco mb material. Approximately 50 millimeters (2 inches) of the bandsaw's blade was not guarded. The employee was not using a push stick. Her left hand came into co ntact with the blade of the bandsaw. She suffered a partial amputation of the mi ddle finger on her left hand and abrasions on the index finger of her left hand. She was not hospitalized. During an ensuing inspection, the employer was cited for lockout/tagout violations regarding an 890-kilonewton (100-ton) Freeman Schw abe model number BP100-5979H automatic press, with serial number FHH1009.
Keywords: abrasion, bandsaw, blade, die cutting press, finger, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, partial amputation, struck against, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394610.015 Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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