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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309442523 - Modern Plastics Recovery Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo

Nr: 309442523Report ID: 0524700Open Date: 06/13/2006

Modern Plastics Recovery Inc.
100 W. Main St.
Haviland, OH 45851
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3082/Unsupported Plastics Profile Shapes
NAICS: 326121/Unlaminated Plastics Profile Shape Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 97, Haviland, OH 45851

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/13/2006
Close Case:08/01/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint205874282 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $4,000 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $2,600 $0 $0 $2,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat 19100176 B 07/07/2006 07/12/2006 $2,600 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202087607Event: 05/23/2006Employee Is Paralyzed When Struck By Falling Bale Of Plastic
On May 23, 2006, Employee #1 was sweeping up a floor in a warehouse. He was near a stack of bales that were stacked six bales high. They were not interlocked, and the stack was approximately 16 feet tall. A bale of plastic intended for recycling and weighing 1,000 pounds rolled off the stack, falling approximately 13.6 feet. It struck Employee #1, breaking his back and paralyzing him from the waist down. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: janitor, fracture, paralysis, warehouse, back, plastic mfg, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309442523 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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