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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300779980 - Clougherty Packing Llc Dba / Farmer John

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera


Inspection Nr: 300779980
Report ID: 0950642
Date Opened: 09/11/2002

Site Address:
Clougherty Packing Llc Dba / Farmer John
3049 E Vernon Ave
Vernon, CA 90058

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/16/2003


Case Closed: 07/26/2005

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101052546
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $23,060 $0 $0 $655 $0 $23,715
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $375 $0 $18,375
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 Other 3203 B02 01/16/2003 02/05/2003 $375 $375 $0 -  
2. 01002 Other 4051 A 01/16/2003 02/05/2003 $0 $280 $0 02/14/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 02001 Serious 4002 A 01/16/2003 01/29/2003 $18,000 $18,000 $0 02/14/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 03001 Serious 3999 B 01/16/2003 01/29/2003 $0 $5,060 $0 02/14/2003 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 300779980
Event: 08/19/2002
Employee'S Foot Is Crushed In Carcass Conveyor

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on August 19, 2002, Employee #1, a laborer in the slaughter department of a meat processing and packing facility in Los Angeles, CA, was stamping dead pigs, hanging them on a conveyor, and ensuring that the carcasses were properly oriented as they were being carried by the conveyor to the hanging area for transport to the de-hairing department. He was stepping on the side of the conveyor to realign a dead pig when his foot became caught and was crushed in the moving parts of the conveyor. He was hospitalized with his injury. The moving bars of the bleed table conveyor line were not guarded along the side.

Keywords:fracture, food preparation, packing house, work rules, caught between, crushed, conveyor, nip point, unguarded, foot

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300779980 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
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