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Inspection: 316668672 - International Paper

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 316668672Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 12/14/2012

International Paper
2000 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Camarillo, CA 93010
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2621/Paper Mills
NAICS: 322121/Paper (except Newsprint) Mills

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/15/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/30/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102784899    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $32,400 $0 $0 $600 $0 $33,000
Current Penalty $25,920 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,920
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 J 05/16/2013 06/04/2013 $0 $600 $0 06/13/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 4002 A 05/16/2013 06/04/2013 $7,200 $7,200 $0 06/13/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 4050 A 05/16/2013 06/04/2013 $720 $7,200 $0 06/13/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 3314 C 05/16/2013 05/20/2013 $18,000 $18,000 $0 06/13/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202657193Event: 11/20/2012Paper Worker Fractures Arm While Cleaning Rollers
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on November 20, 2012, Employee #1, of International Paper was cleaning out the scrap cardboard from the Scrap Trench Conveyor System. Employee #1 was reaching in with his left arm in between the rollers and the wall to clear cardboard scrap in the trench pit and the employees arm was caught between the roller and the conveyor belt. Employee #1 suffered a fracture of lower left arm, fracture of left upper arm, muscle and nerve damage in the event. Employee #1 was transported to Los Robles Hospital for treatment. Employee #1 remained in the hospital for approximately twelve days. International Paper was privately and was engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of corrugated boxes. Employee #1 had been employed with International Paper for approximately fourteen years as a janitor and maintenance helper. Employee #1 had cleaned cardboard scrap from the Scrap Trench Conveyor System once a day for fourteen years. Interviews were conducted with the EHS Manager, Maintenance Manager, and coworkers.
Keywords: fracture, roller conveyor, lockout, roller--mach/part, conveyor, paper, arm, nip point, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316668672 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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