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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1577677.015 - Highland Baking Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North


Inspection Nr: 1577677.015
Report ID: 0524200
Date Opened: 02/10/2022

Site Address:
Highland Baking Company, Inc.
2301 Shermer Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062

Mailing Address:
2301 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 311812/Commercial Bakeries

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/10/2022

Emphasis: P:Amputate, N:Amputate

Case Closed: 08/04/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1863475 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $11,396 $0 $0 $2,279 $0 $13,675
Current Penalty $8,548 $0 $0 $1,139 $0 $9,687
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100219 F03 05/06/2022 $8,548 $11,396 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 19040041 A01 05/06/2022 $1,139 $2,279 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 143639.015
Event: 02/03/2022
Employee Amputates Fingertips On Packing Machine

At 7:40 p.m. on February 3, 2022, an employee was sorting bread on a Lematic pac king line. The employee reached behind the machine guard of the gear box to clea r a piece of bread. The employee's fingers contacted the machine's chain and spr ocket. The employee's ring and middle fingertips were amputated, and she was ho spitalized.

Keywords:amputation, bypass guard, caught in, fingertip, material handling

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1577677.015 Hospitalized injury
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