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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 312433709 - Rexam Beverage Can America

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 312433709Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 09/01/2009

Rexam Beverage Can America
20730 Prairie St.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3411/Metal Cans
NAICS: 332431/Metal Can Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/20/2009
Close Case:12/15/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102629037    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $34,375 $0 $0 $2,625 $0 $37,000
Current Penalty $10,125 $0 $0 $1,875 $0 $12,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 12/20/2009 12/24/2009 $0 $750 $0 01/13/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 4000 D 12/22/2009 01/12/2010 $750 $750 $0 01/13/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3314 C01 12/22/2009 12/31/2009 $1,125 $1,125 $0 01/13/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 02001 Serious 4000 C 12/21/2009 12/30/2009 $0 $9,375 $0 01/13/2010 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 03001 Serious 4184 B 12/22/2009 01/27/2010 $10,125 $25,000 $0 01/13/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202468328Event: 06/26/2009Employee Amputates Finger On Printing Machine
On June 26, 2009, Employee #1 was cleaning a cylinder on a printing machine used to imprint labels on aluminum cans by the Rexam Beverage Can America, Chatsworth, CA. He was using a rag to wipe ink off the cylinder. The machine jogged, pulling his hand into the point of operation. Employee #2, a supervisor, was at one of four control panels and did not know Employee #1 had his hand in danger zone. Employee #1's index finger was amputated, and he was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, printing, finger, cleaning, machine operator, jammed, hand, mech malfunction, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312433709 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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