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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111944245 - California Dairies Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 111944245Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 05/23/2000

California Dairies Inc
11894 Ave 120
Tipton, CA 93272
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0241/Dairy Farms
Mailing: 2200 Plaza Dr, Visalia, CA 93291

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/05/2000
Emphasis: S:Agriculture (Aship)Close Case:03/07/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $16,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,200
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3241 C 07/06/2000 07/11/2000 $750 $16,200 $0 08/09/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201082534Event: 01/07/2000Stack Of Boxes Collapses Onto Employee
On January 7, 2000 Employee #1 was picking up bags that had scattered over the floor, near the stack, when a box that contained them, fell off the forklift that was transporting them and split open. The boxes were approximately fifty cubic feet and stacked in a three, three, two pattern. The total height of the stack was 11.5 ft. Suddenly, a box fell approximately eight feet and landed on Employee #1 when the stack of which it was a part, collapsed. The employer did not take measures to ensure that the stack was stabilized. Employee #1 suffered a compound fracture to his left leg and a spinal injury when he was struck by a 1250-pound box.
Keywords: collapse, unsecured, struck by, containerized cargo, unstable load
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111944245 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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