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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1210120.015 - Perdue Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wilmington


Inspection Nr: 1210120.015
Report ID: 0317300
Date Opened: 02/15/2017

Site Address:
Perdue Farms, Inc.
255 N. Rehoboth Blvd.
Milford, DE 19963

Mailing Address:
255 N. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, DE 19963

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/02/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Case Closed: 10/29/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1181790 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $30,429 $0 $0 $0 $0 $30,429
Current Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
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. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 08/04/2017 08/23/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 08/28/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 II 08/04/2017 08/20/2018 $12,675 $12,675 $0 08/28/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100151 C 08/04/2017 $5,079 $5,079 $0 08/28/2017 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93885.015
Event: 02/09/2017
Employee Injures Arm When It Is Caught In Conveyor System

At 6:00 a.m. on February 9, 2017, an employee was using a pressure washer to san itize a conveyor system. As the employee was using the spray wand of the pressur e washer to clean the sprocket of the conveyor, it became stuck between the spro cket and belt of the conveyor. One of the employee's arms was pulled into the co nveyor and its skin was removed. The employee was taken to a nearby hospital whe re he was treated for his injury.

Keywords:agriculture machinery/vehicle, amputation, arm, caught between

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1210120.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
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