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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1287811.015 - Crest Foods Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 1287811.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 01/17/2018

Crest Foods Co., Inc.
502 Brown Avp.O. Box 371
Ashton, IL 61006
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311999/All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 502 Brown Avp.O. Box 371, Ashton, IL 61006

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/27/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:01/14/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1299971 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $12,934 $0 $64,670 $0 $0 $77,604
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $40,000 $0 $0 $50,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A02 07/10/2018 12/31/2018 $10,000 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001A Repeat 19100147 D 07/10/2018 08/01/2018 $40,000 $64,670 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001B Repeat 19100147 C07 I 07/10/2018 08/01/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102223.015Event: 01/11/2018Employee Amputates Hand When Caught Between Auger And Hopper
At 7:10 p.m. on January 11, 2018, an employee removed a hopper screen/grate cover as well as a magnet pack. The employee placed his right hand under a rotating auger to clear dried sliced potatoes that remained in the bottom of the hopper. The employee amputated his right hand when it was caught between the auger flights and the hopper wall and was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, auger mechanism, hand, hopper, amputation, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1287811.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine feeders and offbearers

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