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Inspection: 1364587.015 - Bodega Latina Corporation, A Delaware Corporation Dba El Super

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 1364587.015Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 12/07/2018

Bodega Latina Corporation, A Delaware Corporation Dba El Super
310 E Florence Avenull
Los Angeles, CA 90003
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 445110/Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores
Mailing: 14601-B Lakewood Blvdnull, Paramount, CA 90723

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/20/2019
Close Case:01/14/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $40,500 $0 $0 $2,125 $0 $42,625
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $1,050 $0 $19,050
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) 05/21/2019 06/24/2019 $350 $1,275 $0 07/16/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 01002 Other 3314(L)(1) 05/21/2019 06/24/2019 $350 $850 $0 07/16/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 02001 Serious 3314(C) 05/21/2019 $18,000 $22,500 $0 07/16/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 03001 Other 4543(C) 05/21/2019 05/31/2019 $350 $18,000 $0 07/16/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115287.015Event: 11/23/2018Employee Cleaning Meat Cutting Machine Suffers Amputation Of
At 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018, an employee was working at a supermar ket. He was working in the meat cutting department, behind the meat counter. He was a direct employee of the store. The store or firm had a meat manager, who wa s the employee's supervisor. There were two dispatchers working at the meat coun ter in front. The employee was working alone in the meat cutting department, in the back of the meat counter. The employee was working the evening shift instead of his usual day shift. This incident occurred on his fourth time cleaning the meat cutting machines. The employee was cleaning a Hobart Model Number 6801 meat cutting band saw. It operated at 3,450 rpm. The employee had opened up the guar d on the band saw blade and was hosing it off. He turned on the band saw to clea n all the parts of the band saw blade, as he had seen other employees do when cl osing, and then turned the machine off. Specifically, he turned on the band saw to clean the lower parts of the band saw blade. While the blade was still moving , he placed the middle finger of his left hand in the vicinity of the point of o peration. The fingertip of his middle finger was amputated. The employee said he was in a hurry and should have waited for the blade to stop turning and unplugg ed the machine. He was transported by ambulance to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. T he employer reported the incident to the Division at 9:19 p.m. that same day, on November 23, 2018, in compliance with 342(a). DOSH arrived to investigate the a ccident at approximately 9:00 a.m. on December 7, 2018. A Serious accident relat ed citation was issued for 3314(c).
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bandsaw, blade, cleaning, emergency response, finger, fingertip, food preparation, lockout, machine guarding, point of operation, saw, training
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364587.015 Hospitalized injury Butchers and meat cutters

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