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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1272478.015 - Country Pure Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 1272478.015Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 10/24/2017

Country Pure Foods, Inc.
681 W. Waterloo Road
Akron, OH 44314
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 311999/All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 681 W. Waterloo Road, Akron, OH 44314

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/24/2017
Close Case:12/27/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1274383   Yes
 Referral1274383 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $8,149 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,149
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 I 12/07/2017 01/04/2018 $4,900 $8,149 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100147 D 12/07/2017 01/04/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100106.015Event: 10/09/2017Employee Is Splashed With Chemical Mixture And Suffers Burns
At 12:02 p.m. on October 9, 2017, an employee was working as a blender. The employee was closing a valve on a cleaning and sanitation system and the sulfuric sprayed out of the valve and contacted the rubber type apron he was wearing. The chemical splashed from the apron onto his pant legs and into his boot. The employee washed himself at a nearby wash station and changed his clothes. The employee reported the incident to his supervisor and later went to a hospital where he was admitted with second and third degree chemical burn injuries to his lower left leg.
Keywords: sulfuric acid, pressure piping, leg, lockout/tagout, chemical burn, chemical, accidental discharge
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1272478.015 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation Not Listed

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