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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $44,550 $0 $0 $0 $0 $44,550
Current Penalty $19,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3328(G) 12/29/2020 01/13/2021 $3,600 $20,250 $0 02/11/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Serious 3314(C) 12/29/2020 01/13/2021 $16,200 $24,300 $0 02/11/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131967.015 Event: 07/22/2020Employee Fractures Forearm While Operating Thermoforming Mac
At 2:30 p.m. on July 22, 2020, an employee working for a plastic packaging manuf acturer was operating a thermoforming machine. The employee was cleaning out deb ris on the Thermoforming Machine #3 while the machine was in operation. The empl oyee failed to perform the proper lock out/tagout (LOTO) procedures and reached into the operating stacker and his arm was crushed. At 8:00 a.m. on July 22, 20 20, DOSH was notified of the incident in compliance with 342(a) and arrived on s ite on September 14, 2020. The employee sustained a fractured forearm and was tr eated at Riverside Medical Center but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, cleaning, crushed, forearm, fracture, lockout/tagout, plastic mfg, struck by, thermoformer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493082.015 Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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