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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125841916 - Kraft Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Concord


Inspection Nr: 125841916
Report ID: 0950622
Open Date: 08/24/2000

Site Address:
Kraft Foods, Inc.
901 E. Whitmore Avenue
Ceres, CA 95307

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 730, Ceres, CA 95307

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/30/2000

Emphasis: S:Targeted Compl & Consult

Close Case:11/19/2003

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361716293
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $600 $0 $18,600
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $600 $0 $6,000
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 Other 3384 A 09/20/2000 08/24/2000 $600 $600 $0 10/30/2000 J - ALJ Decision  
2. 02001 Serious 3999 A 09/20/2000 08/24/2000 $5,400 $18,000 $0 10/30/2000 J - ALJ Decision  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201483443
Event: 05/23/2000
Employee'S Fingertip Amputated By Screw Conveyor

On May 23, 2000, Employee #1, a bran process machine operator at a cereal processing facility, was attending the 12 in. opening at the top of the enclosure where bran was delivered from above by an 8 in. pre-feeder screw conveyor. The cotton glove on her left hand became caught and her hand was pulled into the rotating screw conveyor, amputating the tip of her middle finger.

Keywords:clothing, rotating parts, amputated, screw conveyor, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125841916 Hospitalized injury Amputation Food batchmakers
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