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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1224761.015 - Darling Ingredients Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 1224761.015Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 04/12/2017

Darling Ingredients Inc.
264 Fm 2336
Bastrop, TX 78602
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 311613/Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing
Mailing: 264 Fm 2336, Bastrop, TX 78602

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/13/2017
Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:GifallClose Case:05/08/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1200792 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $47,079 $0 $0 $0 $0 $47,079
Current Penalty $28,247 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,247
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B01 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 D04 I 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19100219 I02 04/18/2017 05/08/2017 $5,432 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94698.015Event: 04/10/2017Employee Sustains Burns And Fracture In 10 Foot Fall
At 5:30 p.m. on April 10, 2017, Employee #1 was using pressurized hot steam, trying to unclog a hopper that was loaded with feathers. The pressure blew the employee off of the auger, causing him to fall approximately 10 feet to the cement floor below. Employee #1 sustained a fracture to his forehead, as well as first and second degree burns.
Keywords: pressure release, fall, hopper, forehead, concrete slab, steam cleaner, auger, burn, clogged, struck against, steam
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224761.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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