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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111865143 - Fleming Companies Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 111865143Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 09/06/1991

Fleming Companies Inc
3771 Channel Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4225/General Warehousing and Storage

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/12/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/16/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361333669    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $525 $0 $0 $0 $0 $525
Current Penalty $525 $0 $0 $0 $0 $525
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 A 10/28/1991 11/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A07 C 10/28/1991 12/02/1991 $525 $525 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 959783Event: 08/26/1991Employee'S Finger Tip Amputated In Conveyor Rollers
Employee #1 was starting up an automated conveyor line for the day shift. When the line started, he said he heard a clicking noise in one of the rollers for the conveyor belt. Employee #1 used a pry bar to take off the cover over the pinch roller at the end of the pick-car slider bed. He then began to use the pry bar to straighten the belt. The bar caught in the moving line, throwing Employee #1 across the belt. As he fell, his left hand went into the in-running rollers. His gloved hand went in, and then instantly out of the rollers. The rollers amputated the tip of his left middle finger. The force of the employee's fall probably saved him from a more serious injury. Employee #1 was promptly taken to the hospital, treated, and released within 6 hours.
Keywords: amputated, finger, belt conveyor, caught by, roller--mach/part, conveyor, conveyor belt, pry bar
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111865143 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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