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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1367776.015 - Tyson Fresh Meats

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1367776.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 12/19/2018

Tyson Fresh Meats
501 North Elk Run Road
Waterloo, IA 50703
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 311611/Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
Mailing: P.O. Box 2788, Waterloo, IA 50703

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/20/2018
Emphasis: S:Amputate, N:AmputateClose Case:10/11/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1384686 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $11,086 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,086
Current Penalty $2,772 $0 $0 $2,772 $0 $5,543
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 88.4 - CODE OF IOWA (2017) 02/06/2019 08/15/2019 $2,772 $5,543 $0 03/01/2019 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100212 A01 02/06/2019 08/15/2019 $2,772 $5,543 $0 03/01/2019 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112023.015Event: 09/20/2018Employee Burns His Neck And Arm When Splashed By Heated Wate
At 4:45 p.m. on September 20, 2018, an employee had placed a bandsaw into a 180 degree Fahrenheit sterilizer after completing repairs and turned it on. However, the blade was not completely submerged as required and the blade threw heated water onto the employee, burning his neck and the backside of his right arm. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: repair, blade, hot water, hot water tank, burn, bandsaw, arm, splashed, back
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367776.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Carcass Cleanup Worker

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