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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120213533 - J G Boswell Co

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno


Inspection Nr: 120213533
Report ID: 0950625
Open Date: 02/22/2000

Site Address:
J G Boswell Co
27887 Jackson Ave
Lemoore, CA 93245

Mailing Address:
P O Box 877, Corcoran, CA 93212

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/22/2000

Emphasis: S:Agriculture (Aship)

Close Case:03/23/2009

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362281081
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 3314 A 03/23/2000 03/28/2000 $5,000 $5,000 $0 04/03/2000 W - Empr Withdrew  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 170872485
Event: 10/05/1999
Employee'S Foot Crushed When Pulled Into Auger

Employee #1 was painting the duct work above an auger that had had its cover removed because it was being repaired. He had started painting when a horn sounded, warning the workers that the machinery was about to start. Employee #1 did not react in time and his right foot became caught and was pulled into the auger. He sustained crushing injuries, for which he was hospitalized. Employee #1 had failed to lock out the control panel before starting the paint job.

Keywords:rotating shaft, agriculture, work rules, caught by, lockout, crushed, auger, painter, foot, inattention

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120213533 Hospitalized injury Fracture Painting and paint spraying machine operators
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