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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119973410 - Borba Agri Business Services

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 119973410Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 03/13/1996

Borba Agri Business Services
11054 W. Mount Whitney Ave
Riverdale, CA 93656
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0139/Field Crops, Except Cash Grains, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/13/1996
Close Case:05/16/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $185 $0 $5,185
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $935 $0 $935
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B02 05/14/1996 05/31/1996 $185 $185 $0 06/17/1996 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 02001 Other 3441 A03 05/14/1996 05/17/1996 $750 $5,000 $0 06/17/1996 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170623714Event: 11/25/1995Employee'S Thumb Tip Amputated In V-Belt And Pulley Drive
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on November 25, 1996, Employee #1 was checking a tomato mulcher to see if the V-belt was broken when his left thumb became caught in the moving V-belt and pulley drive. He sustained a partial amputation of his left thumb and was transported by private vehicle to Hanford Community Medical Center. Employee #1 was treated and released the following day.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, work rules, caught by, thumb, lockout, v-belt, nip point, pulley, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119973410 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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