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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310731971 - Georgia Pacific Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Cincinnati

Nr: 310731971Report ID: 0522000Open Date: 02/26/2007

Georgia Pacific Corporation
4225 Curliss Lane
Batavia, OH 45103
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2653/Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes
NAICS: 322211/Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/24/2007
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputationsClose Case:11/27/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint206214751 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $60,000 $0 $0 $60,000
Current Penalty $20,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Repeat 19100147 C07 I 05/24/2007 07/12/2007 $0 $25,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 D03 05/24/2007 07/12/2007 $20,000 $35,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 D04 I 05/24/2007 07/12/2007 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19100147 C04 II 05/24/2007 07/12/2007 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201955002Event: 12/04/2006Employee Fractures Fingers When Hand Is Caught In Machine
At 10:15 a.m. on December 4, 2006, Employee #1 was working for a manufacturer of corrugated and solid fiber boxes. He was operating Martin Mini flexo-folder-gluer Number 135, a machine that made and printed boxes, for the first time in twenty-two years. He was trying to put a print plate in the machine, but it would not stay in place. He sought assistance from a coworker, who was working in a different section of the machine. As the coworker operated the controls, Employee #1 held the material. He had only been running the machine for a few hours, when his hand was pulled into the ingoing nip point between the print plate cylinder and the impression roller. He sustained fractures to two fingers and a laceration to one finger of either the right or the left hand; it is not clear from the narrative. The laceration required stitches, but Employee #1 was not hospitalized. Though there is an injury line for an Employee #2, there is no indication in the narrative that she did anything other than operate the machine's controls.
Keywords: fracture, printing, finger, machine operator, roller--mach/part, caught between, inexperience, point of operation, mech mat handling, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310731971 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 310731971 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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