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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1214803.015 - Treehouse Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

Nr: 1214803.015Report ID: 0626300Open Date: 03/03/2017

Treehouse Foods, Inc.
1820 N. Josey Ln.
Carrollton, TX 75006
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 311824 
Mailing: 1820 N. Josey Ln., Carrollton, TX 75006

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/08/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:07/05/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1187878 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $25,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,350
Current Penalty $25,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 06/01/2017 06/27/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C06 I 06/01/2017 06/27/2017 $12,675 $12,675 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C07 I 06/01/2017 06/27/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93626.015Event: 03/02/2017Employee Amputates Arm Cleaning Dough Chunker Machine
At 2:30 a.m. on March 2, 2017, Employee #1, a sanitary crew worker employed by a food processing company, was performing machine maintenance. He was cleaning out a pie line dough chunker machine when he placed his left arm into the machine to remove a remnant of dough. Employee #1's body tripped the photo eye that activated the Teflon blade. The blade amputated the employee's left arm below the shoulder.
Keywords: caught in, arm, blade, food preparation, maintenance, amputation, machine guarding, cleaning, automatic restart
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1214803.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation

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