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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1395757.015 - Keystone Food Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Allentown


Inspection Nr: 1395757.015
Report ID: 0317900
Open Date: 04/25/2019

Site Address:
Keystone Food Products, Inc.
3767 Hecktown Road
Easton, PA 18045

Mailing Address:
Po Box 326, Easton, PA 18044

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 311919/Other Snack Food Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/25/2019

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:09/23/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1447182 Yes
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 $13,260 $0 $132,598 $0 $0 $145,858
Current Penalty $13,260 $0 $71,740 $0 $0 $85,000
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 Serious 5A0001 06/17/2019 07/05/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001A Repeat 19100147 C04 I 06/17/2019 07/05/2019 $71,740 $132,598 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02001B Repeat 19100147 C07 I 06/17/2019 07/05/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 115676.015
Event: 04/18/2019
Employee'S Finger Is Amputated Inside Pre-Sheeter

At 2:30 a.m. on April 18, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that manufact ured snack foods. He was cleaning the facility's masa process line with a high p ressure water hose while the line was energized and cycling. As he was spraying near the pre-sheeter, he placed his hands into the machine to remove masa dough. The pre-sheeter's rotating blades caught his finger. He suffered an amputation to the middle finger on his left hand. He was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, blade, caught by, cleaning, finger, food processing, lockout, lockout/tagout, rotating parts, training

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1395757.015 Non Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed
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