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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1342539.015 - Olam West Coast, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office


Inspection Nr: 1342539.015
Report ID: 0950612
Open Date: 08/28/2018

Site Address:
Olam West Coast, Inc.
1350 Pacheco Pass Hwy.
Gilroy, CA 95020

Mailing Address:
1350 Pacheco Pass Hwy., Gilroy, CA 95020

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 311423/Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/04/2019


Close Case:12/06/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1375503
Case Status: CLOSED
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 $750 $0 $18,750
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
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 3314(G)(2)(A) 02/06/2019 $750 $750 $0 02/26/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Serious 3314(C) 02/06/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 02/26/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 110616.015
Event: 08/24/2018
Employee Amputates Two Fingertips When Caught By Airlock Bla

At 6:30 a.m. on August 24, 2018, an employee was trying to unplug an airlock on an air lift by blowing compressed air through it to move a pipe. The employee r estarted the airlift and put his hand into the lower section of it to pull the p ipe out. The employee reached too far into the machine and amputated the tips o f both his index and middle fingers. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, blade, caught by, fingertip

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1342539.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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