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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 312624836 - National Envelope - Elk Grove Village Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 312624836Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 10/21/2008

National Envelope - Elk Grove Village Llc
2001 Arthur Ave.
Elk Grove, IL 60007
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2677/Envelopes
NAICS: 322232/Envelope Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/25/2008
Emphasis: L:Piv, N:Amputate, S:Amputations, S:Powered Ind VehicleClose Case:01/14/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral201268984 Yes Yes

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $7,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,125
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 12/10/2008 12/15/2008 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100178 Q07 12/10/2008 12/15/2008 $1,000 $2,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201262425Event: 10/13/2008Finger Tip Is Amputated By Baling Wire
Around 11:30 am, on October 13, 2008, Employee #1 was operating a baler machine when a bale was ready to be tied. Employee #1 started feeding the baling wire through the slot from one side to the other. As he fed the wire through, it stuck in the middle, and the worker could not push it through. Employee #1 started to clear out the slot with his finger. However, the plunger became activated and amputated the tip of his right index finger. Employee was not trained on lock-out procedures during trouble shooting, servicing, or maintenance.
Keywords: amputated, metal wire, finger, stuck, lockout, baler
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312624836 Hospitalized injury Amputation Packaging and filling machine operators

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