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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1467797.015 - Packers Sanitation Services, Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Mobile


Inspection Nr: 1467797.015
Report ID: 0418600
Open Date: 03/04/2020

Site Address:
Packers Sanitation Services, Incorporated
Equity Group Eufaula Div. 57 Melvin Clark Rd.
Eufaula, AL 36027

Mailing Address:
3681 Prism Ln, Kieler, WI 53812

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561720/Janitorial Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/10/2020

Emphasis: L:Foodpro

Close Case:12/01/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1549430
Inspection 1467812 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,639 $0 $48,195 $0 $0 $57,834
Current Penalty $26,988 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,988
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 19100147 C04 I 08/14/2020 11/09/2020 $13,494 $9,639 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 19100147 F03 II D 08/14/2020 11/09/2020 $13,494 $48,195 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 124589.015
Event: 03/03/2020
Employee Is Decapitated And Killed While Cleaning Equipment

At 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 2020, an employee was using a high pressure water hose to rinse the medium bird chiller while the material conveyor augur was still in operation. The employee leaned in the front portion of the chiller. Then, the em ployee's upper body was caught by the rotating augur (moving at 1 revolution/10 minute), and the employee was decapitated and killed. There were no guards preve nting the employee from accessing the moving portion of the augur.

Keywords:auger, caught by, cleaning, decapitated, high pressure, hose, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1467797.015 Fatality
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