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Inspection: 1572747.015 - Owens Premier, Inc./Nzg Specialties Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office
Owens Premier, Inc./Nzg Specialties Inc.
2580 Santa Fe Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
2580 Santa Fe Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 115114/Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/17/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||3385(A)||06/17/2022||06/24/2022||$14,625||$14,625||$0||11/03/2022||C - Contested|
At 9:45 a.m. on December 27, 2021, an employee was working for an importer and d istributor of fresh produce. The firm had a cold storage warehouse where fresh v egetables and fruits were cut, bagged, and packaged. The bagged fresh vegetables and fruits were then shipped to big box retailers. The employee was a food clea nup worker. At approximately 9:30 a.m., she was in the production area to clean a Tucano bagging machine following a production run. She was putting a replaceme nt trash bag in a trash receptacle. As she approached the bagging machine, she u nintentionally stepped on a piece of asparagus on the floor. She tripped and los t her balance. Then she slipped and fell. Her right knee went out in front of he r, and she fell onto her left knee on the concrete floor. She suffered a fractur ed left knee and a torn tendon. She was transported to the hospital, where she w as hospitalized for more than twenty-four hours. The firm's human resource manag er reported the accident to DOSH's Long Beach district office that same day. The incident was reported in a timely manner.
Keywords:cleaning, fall, fall on same level, food processing, fracture, knee, slip, slippery surface, tear, tendon, tripped, walking surface
|1||1572747.015||Hospitalized injury||Food Cleanup Worker|