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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 106053739 - Chiquita Processed Foods, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Eau Clair

Nr: 106053739Report ID: 0523900Open Date: 07/28/1999

Chiquita Processed Foods, Llc
660 N. 2nd St.
New Richmond, WI 54017
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2033/Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies
Mailing: Po Box 129, New Richmond, WI 54017

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/16/1999
Emphasis: S:Amputations, S:Food ProcessingClose Case:10/12/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint200336360 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $2,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A03 II 09/22/1999 10/12/1999 $2,700 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200340073Event: 07/23/1999Employee'S Finger Amputated In Bean Cutter
Employee #1 was working to clear a clog in a wax bean cutter. He mounted the cutter feed conveyor and was manually removing wax beans from the cutter when the lead person saw him grab his hand. The coworker asked to see Employee #1's hand and saw that a portion of one finger had been amputated.
Keywords: knife, maintenance, amputated, shear, finger, work rules, clogged, conveyor, blind reaching
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106053739 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Janitors and cleaners

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