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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126221647 - Bon Appetit

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126221647Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 05/06/2002

Bon Appetit
1000 Flower St.
Glendale, CA 91201
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7812/Motion Picture and Video Tape Production

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/24/2002
Close Case:11/12/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,060
Current Penalty $5,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,060
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4002 A 09/24/2002 10/27/2002 $5,060 $5,060 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201163730Event: 04/03/2002Two Employees Suffer Lacerations From Contact With Fan
Two employees received lacerations to their hands when they made contact with the blade of an operating aluminum fan. The fan was approximately 36 in. in diameter and the fan guard was missing at the time of accident. On the day of accident Employee #1 was working in the kitchen as a dishwasher. At approximately 1:00 pm the guard came off the fan. Employee #1 put the guard back on the fan and continued working. At approximately 2:30 p.m. the guard came off again. Employee #1 put the operating fan under the dishwasher shelves without the guard and continued with his duties. At approximately 3:00 p.m. Employee #1 grabbed a water bottle for his break and dropped it on the floor under the dishwasher shelves. As Employee #1 reached under the shelves to retrieve the water bottle and he made contact with the blades of the operating fan resulting in the laceration of the left index and middle finger. Employee #2 came to assist Employee #1, and reached under the shelves to unplug the radio to reduce noise levels around the accident scene also made contact with the blade of the operating fan. Employee #2 received lacerations to her right thumb. Both employees suffered lacerations and were treated for their injuries, but were not hospitalized.
Keywords: fan, food preparation, laceration, unguarded, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126221647 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Kitchen workers, food preparation
2 126221647 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Kitchen workers, food preparation

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