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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308775626 - Sanderson Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

 

Inspection Nr: 308775626
Report ID: 0419400
Open Date: 04/25/2007

Site Address:
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
1111 North Fir Ave
Collins, MS 39428

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1329, Collins, MS 39428

Union Status: Union

SIC:2015

NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 05/03/2007

Emphasis: L:Foodpro, L:Poultry, S:Amputations, S:Electrical, S:Powered Ind Vehicle, S:Struck-By

Close Case:10/30/2009


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101364511
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,600
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
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 5A0001 09/11/2007 09/21/2007 $6,300 $6,300 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100176 B 09/11/2007 09/21/2007 $6,300 $6,300 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A05 09/11/2007 09/14/2007 $1,500 $1,500 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01004 Serious 19100219 C04 I 09/11/2007 09/14/2007 $1,875 $1,875 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
5. 01005 Serious 19100305 B01 09/11/2007 09/14/2007 $1,500 $1,500 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
6. 01006A Serious 19101200 F05 I 09/11/2007 09/19/2007 $1,125 $1,125 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
7. 01006B Serious 19101200 F05 II 09/11/2007 09/19/2007 $0 $0 $0 10/15/2007 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201362894
Event: 04/24/2007
Employee Is Killed When Storage Rack Collapses

On April 23, 2007, Employee #1, a maintenance worker, and a coworker were assigned to repair a leg on a storage rack in a freezer. Employee#1 was using a cutting torch to make the repairs, causing smoke to come out of the freezer. The storage rack collapsed onto Employee #1, killing him. Four other coworkers were sent to the hospital for observation as a result of air contamination.

Keywords:head, maintenance, torch, smoke, storage rack, struck by, chemical vapor, concussion, falling object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308775626 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
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