Inspection: 125729822 - Foster Farms Dairy

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno
Nr: 125729822Report ID:0950625Open Date: 03/11/2003
Foster Farms Dairy
3380 W Ashlan Ave
Fresno, CA 93722
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:03/11/2003
Close Case:04/27/2005
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1

Current Violations


Initial Penalty 18000

Current Penalty


FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 A 04/17/2003 04/22/2003 $750 $18000 $0 05/16/2003 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170873590Event: 11/01/2002Employee'S Finger Amputated By Chicken Wing Cutting Machine
On November 1, 2002, Employee #1 was working in the finish chicken processing area at the Foster Farms plant. The employee was working on the wing cutting machine when a wing fell down inside the machine. Without deenergizing the machine, he opened the guard and reached in to pull out the wing. The machine indexed and amputated his right index finger. He was taken to Stanford Medical Center in Stanford, CA for treatment.
Keywords: food preparation, lockout, guard, finger, amputated, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125729822 Hospitalized injury Amputation Graders and sorters, agricultural products