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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1493955.015 - Burris Logistics

Inspection Information - Office: Wilmington


Inspection Nr: 1493955.015
Report ID: 0317300
Open Date: 09/23/2020

Site Address:
Burris Logistics
111 Reese Avenue
Harrington, DE 19952

Mailing Address:
Po Box219, Milford, DE 19963

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 424420/Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/23/2020


Close Case:09/20/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1663411
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $42,130 $0 $0 $0 $0 $42,130
Current Penalty $12,288 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $13,288
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 19100022 A03 03/22/2021 04/15/2021 $1,000 $5,266 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I 03/22/2021 04/15/2021 $12,288 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003A Serious 19100212 A01 03/22/2021 04/15/2021 $12,288 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003B Serious 19100219 E01 I 03/22/2021 04/15/2021 $0 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129723.015
Event: 09/22/2020
Employee Is Killed After Being Pulled Into Conveyor Belt

At 8:15 p.m. on September 22, 2020, an employee was attempting to locate boxes o f frozen foods that became wedged in a conveyor belt when he became caught in th e belt. The employee was killed, most likely from asphyxiation.

Keywords:asphyxiated, belt conveyor, caught between, caught by, caught in, conveyor, conveyor belt, crushed, emergency stop, energized, entangled, fall, food processing, guard, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, materi

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493955.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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