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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1395632.015 - Mp & A Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 1395632.015Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 04/24/2019

Mp & A Inc.
1024 Commerce Dr.Null
Grafton, OH 44044
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 322221/Coated and Laminated Packaging Paper and Plastics Film Manufacturing
Mailing: 1024 Commerce Dr.Null, Grafton, OH 44044

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/24/2019
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:10/07/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1448322 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,282 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,282
Current Penalty $4,641 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,641
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 A 08/16/2019 $4,641 $9,282 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115663.015Event: 04/22/2019Employee Suffers Fractures In Fall From Elevated Platform
At 9:30 p.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee was working as a laborer for a manuf acturer of coated and laminated packaging paper. He was emptying bags into a hop per. He was working while on an elevated platform. He was cutting open 22.7-kg ( 50-pound) bags of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and emptying them into a hopper. The h opper had a larger container or bag of approximately 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds ) capacity attached to it. The company repackaged the smaller bags into a larger container or bag for a customer. The employee was working with a supervisor on the platform. The supervisor had placed a pallet of 22.7-kg (50-pound) bags of T iO2 onto the platform and was walking up the stairs, when the employee fell from the platform. The employee suffered a fracture to the area around an eye, a wri st, and a shoulder when he fell to the ground. He was hospitalized. The area whe re the pallet was loaded onto the platform ordinarily had a safety chain across the opening. The chain had been removed to allow the pallet to be loaded. There was no mid-rail chain or lower chain installed across the area, only the top cha in. The supervisor was going up to the platform to reattach the chain when the e mployee fell.
Keywords: chain, elevated work platform, eye, fall, fall protection, fracture, guardrail, hopper, manual mat handling, shoulder, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1395632.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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