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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1202382.015 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee


Inspection Nr: 1202382.015
Report ID: 0523400
Date Opened: 01/12/2017

Site Address:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
3300 Brumback Boulevard
Kenosha, WI 53144

Mailing Address:
3300 Brumback Boulevard, Kenosha, WI 53144

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 452910/Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/12/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 02/07/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1170928 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100212 A03 II 05/12/2017 06/08/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 06/06/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01001B Serious 19100212 A03 III 05/12/2017 06/08/2017 $9,000 $0 $0 06/06/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 19100133 A01 05/12/2017 06/08/2017 $0 $0 $0 06/06/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 02002 Other 19100305 G02 III 05/12/2017 $0 $0 $0 06/06/2017 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 94903.015
Event: 01/07/2017
Employee Fractures Arm Caught In Meat Grinder

At 7:40 a.m. on January 7, 2017, an employee opened meat hopper lid on a meat mi xer/grinder and was reaching across the hopper pushing meat that was clinging to the walls of the hopper so that it could be fed out the hopper via the worm aug er. The employee's foot tapped the foot switch and the mixer-grinder started an d rotated the blade, pinning and fracturing his left fore arm. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.

Keywords:arm, caught in, fracture, machine guarding, meat grinder

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1202382.015 Hospitalized injury Butchers and meat cutters
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