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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300858131 - Blue Banner Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

 

Inspection Nr: 300858131
Report ID: 0950633
Open Date: 06/04/2002

Site Address:
Blue Banner Co., Inc.
2601 3rd Street
Riverside, CA 92502

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 226, Riverside, CA 92502

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:0723

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/01/2002

Emphasis:

Close Case:12/10/2003


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362453003
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 5 7
Current Violations 2 4 6
Initial Penalty $21,375 $0 $0 $1,115 $0 $22,490
Current Penalty $20,700 $0 $0 $450 $0 $21,150
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 23400016 A 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $0 $185 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Other 23400023 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $150 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Other 23400022 A 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $150 $185 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004 Other 3273 A 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $150 $185 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01005 Other 6151 C04 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $0 $185 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 02001 Serious 3999 B 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $2,700 $3,375 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
7. 03001 Serious 4050 A 11/01/2002 11/15/2002 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201156098
Event: 06/04/2002
Employee Injured When Sleeve Caught In Rotating Shaft

At 6:26 a.m. on June 4, 2002, a serious injury occurred at the Blue Banner Company on their wash line. The employer is engaged in the packing of citrus fruits. The employer had 135 employees and was non-unionized. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was pushing grapefruits in a soak tank that was 28-feet long, 6-feet wide and 27-inches deep, by using a paddle. While pushing the grapefruits, her right arm shirt sleeve got caught in a rotating shaft, approximately 5-feet long, 1.2-inches in diameter, located 32-inches above the floor, and turning at 102 rpm. Employee #1's right arm got entangled with the shaft, which resulted in multiple fractures of her right arm and she was hospitalized for treatment.

Keywords:fracture, rotating shaft, caught by, arm

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300858131 Hospitalized injury Fracture Graders and sorters, agricultural products
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