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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1224761.015 - Darling Ingredients Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

 

Inspection Nr: 1224761.015
Report ID: 0625400
Open Date: 04/12/2017

Site Address:
Darling Ingredients Inc.
264 Fm 2336
Bastrop, TX 78602

Mailing Address:
264 Fm 2336, Bastrop, TX 78602

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 311613/Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/13/2017

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Gifall

Close Case:05/08/2017


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1200792 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $47,079 $0 $0 $0 $0 $47,079
Current Penalty $28,247 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,247
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 19100028 B01 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100147 D04 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01004 Serious 19100219 I02 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $5,432 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 94698.015
Event: 04/10/2017
Employee Sustains Burns And Fracture In 10 Foot Fall

At 5:30 p.m. on April 10, 2017, Employee #1 was using pressurized hot steam, try ing to unclog a hopper that was loaded with feathers. The pressure blew the empl oyee off of the auger, causing him to fall approximately 10 feet to the cement f loor below. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to his forehead, as well as first a nd second degree burns.

Keywords:auger, burn, clogged, concrete slab, fall, forehead, hopper, pressure release, steam, steam cleaner, struck against

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224761.015 Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts
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