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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306476268 - Kraft Foods North America

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South


Inspection Nr: 306476268
Report ID: 0626700
Open Date: 09/17/2003

Site Address:
Kraft Foods North America
3900 Harrisburg
Houston, TX 77003

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 248, Houston, TX 77001

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 311920/Coffee and Tea Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: Y

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/05/2004


Close Case:03/31/2004

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101931046
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $25,000 $0 $0 $30,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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 Serious 19100147 C07 I 03/05/2004 03/31/2004 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Repeat 19100212 A01 03/05/2004 03/10/2004 $0 $25,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201923000
Event: 09/17/2003
Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Hopper Platform

On September 17, 2003, an employee was mechanically emptying a tote of coffee into a hopper. The employee was pinned between the tote frame and the hopper platform when the mechanical lift activated. The employee was killed. During this activity the employee was working alone.

Keywords:chest, hoisting mechanism, caught between, hopper

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306476268 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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