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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1409842.015 - Tyson Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

 

Inspection Nr: 1409842.015
Report ID: 0627100
Open Date: 06/18/2019

Site Address:
Tyson Foods, Inc.
600 Berry Street
Springdale, AR 72764

Mailing Address:
600 Berry Street, Springdale, AR 72764

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/19/2019

Emphasis: N:Chemnep, L:Poultry6

Close Case:08/31/2021


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1466480 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $53,040 $0 $0 $0 $0 $53,040
Current Penalty $21,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,200
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 19100132 A 12/09/2019 06/01/2021 $10,600 $13,260 $0 12/31/2019 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100133 A01 12/09/2019 06/01/2021 $0 $13,260 $0 12/31/2019 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003A Serious 19100138 A 12/09/2019 06/01/2021 $0 $13,260 $0 12/31/2019 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 01004 Serious 19101200 E01 12/09/2019 06/01/2021 $10,600 $13,260 $0 12/31/2019 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 117286.015
Event: 06/18/2019
Five Employees Incur Burns Following Strong Acid Release

At 8:10 a.m. on June 18, 2019, an Employee #1 was uncapping an approximately 8 t o 10 foot long chemical hose when Oxyphresh 22 (peracetic acid or PAA 22%) resid ue from the hose splashed on him and Employees #2, #3, #4 and #5 who were workin g nearby. All five employees suffered chemical burns and possible acid vapor inh alation which required hospitalization.

Keywords:burn, chemical, chemical burn, chemical exposure, chemical vapor, cleaning, corrosive, dermatitis, food processing, hazard communication, hose, inhalation, maintenance, ppe, respiratory, respiratory tract, splashed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1409842.015 Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c
2 1409842.015 Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c
3 1409842.015 Hospitalized injury Supervisors, production occupations
4 1409842.015 Hospitalized injury
5 1409842.015 Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations
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