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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $400 $0 $18,400
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,400 $0 $7,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 4000 A 11/13/2001 11/16/2001 $400 $400 $0 01/15/2002 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 02001 Other 4002 A 11/13/2001 11/16/2001 $7,000 $18,000 $0 01/15/2002 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125967802 Event: 06/06/2001Employee Injured When Caught Between Vat And Sheet Metal
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on June 6, 2001, Employee #1 was trying to get the attention of a coworker regarding the status of his line as he was returning from lunch. Unaware of her location relative to a moving vat of soaking corn, her right lower leg became caught between the opening of the moving vat and sheet metal on the corn transfer tank entry port. The sheet metal lacerated her right calf from back to front before the moving vat was stopped. Several employees assisted in removing the vat. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital where she was hospitalized for 6 days.
Keywords: sheet metal, corn, caught between, laceration, tank, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125967802 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Cooks, except short order

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