Inspection: 300858131 - Blue Banner Co., Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino
Blue Banner Co., Inc.
2601 3rd Street
Riverside, CA 92502
P.O. Box 226, Riverside, CA 92502
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/01/2002
|#||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|
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
|1||300858131||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Graders and sorters, agricultural products|