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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1278505.015 - West Island Cotton Growers, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 1278505.015Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 11/20/2017

West Island Cotton Growers, Inc.
20509 Elgin Ave.Null
Lemoore, CA 93245
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 115111/Cotton Ginning
Mailing: P.O. Box 727null, Riverdale, CA 93656

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/05/2018
Close Case:10/12/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $600 $0 $14,100
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $410 $0 $410
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(A)(7) 04/06/2018 $300 $600 $0 04/11/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3314(C) 04/06/2018 $110 $6,750 $0 04/11/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 3328(A)(2) 04/06/2018 $0 $6,750 $0 04/11/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104238.015Event: 10/22/2017Employee Amputates Fingertip On A Rotating Knife
At 2:00 p.m. on October 22, 2017, Employee #1 was removing cotton balls from a g inning machine. His left hand came in contact with a spinning rotary knife. The rotary knife scraped the back of his left hand and amputated his ring finger at the first joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: amputated, cotton gin, finger, hand, rotating knife, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278505.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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