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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317143964 - Cytec Engineered Materials Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 317143964Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 10/25/2013

Cytec Engineered Materials Inc
645 N. Cypress St.
Orange, CA 92867
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2821/Plastics Materials, Synthetic Resins, and Nonvulcanizable Elastomers
NAICS: 325211/Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing
Mailing: 1440 N. Kramer Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92806

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/19/2014
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/05/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $1,685 $0 $19,685
Current Penalty $750 $0 $0 $1,685 $0 $2,435
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 02/19/2014 03/21/2014 $750 $750 $0 03/06/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 3314 D 02/19/2014 02/24/2014 $935 $935 $0 03/06/2014 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 02001 Serious 3384 B 02/19/2014 02/24/2014 $750 $18,000 $0 03/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202557195Event: 09/01/2013Employee Forearm Fractures When Caught By Machine.
On September 1, 2013, Employee #1 was at the end of his shift and saw that the roll on the 2-shaft turret winder was full and would need to be changed before he left for the day. The employee turned the machine off and took a cardboard core and placed it on the empty shaft. Employee #1 placed double sided tape on the core for the material to stick to as he begun a new roll. He turned the turret to gain access and cut the material on the filled roll and then took the material to stick it onto the new roll. Employee #1 started pressing material onto the roll from left to right. He was almost done when a coworker, thinking that Employee #1 was completely done, started the machine which turned the shaft. The shaft turned while Employee #1's hand was pressing the material into the core and caught his glove and pulled and twisted his arm around the shaft. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for fractures to his forearm and remained hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, roller--const equip, glove, forearm, caught by, point of operation, shaft, arm, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317143964 Hospitalized injury Fracture Winding and twisting machine operators

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