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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1492580.015 - U. S. Dairy Systems, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Boise


Inspection Nr: 1492580.015
Report ID: 1032500
Open Date: 09/14/2020

Site Address:
U. S. Dairy Systems, Inc.
1250 E 150 N
Declo, ID 83323

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 170, Jerome, ID 83338

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/20/2021

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:06/18/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1658350 Yes
Accident 1659391
Inspection 1492896 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $24,576 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,576
Current Penalty $24,576 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,576
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. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 I 02/11/2021 03/10/2021 $12,288 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C05 I 02/11/2021 03/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01001C Serious 19100147 C07 I 02/11/2021 03/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01002 Serious 19100151 B 02/11/2021 06/01/2021 $12,288 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129470.015
Event: 09/10/2020
Employee Is Crushed In Rotary Milking Parlour, Dies Later

At 10:00 a.m. on September 10, 2020, an employee was performing maintenance on a teat spray block under Waikato Rotary Milking Parlour in the milk barn basement . the employee had been taught to work on the equipment while it was energized and moving by management and senior technicians. The employee became caught in o r between the drive wheel and the I-beam of the rotary deck. The employee susta ined a fractured skull and was hospitalized. The employee died from his injuries three days later.

Keywords:caught in, crushed, farm machinery, fracture, lockout/tagout, skull

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1492580.015 Fatality Farm equipment mechanics
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