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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1374636.015 - Ameri-Kleen, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office

Nr: 1374636.015Report ID: 0950612Open Date: 01/29/2019

Ameri-Kleen, Inc.
15500 Hill Rd.Null
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 115114/Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)
Mailing: 119 W. Beach St.Null, Watsonville, CA 95076

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/25/2019
Close Case:09/10/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1374709 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $7,650 $0 $36,000 $850 $0 $44,500
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
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)(4) 07/26/2019 $0 $850 $0 11/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Serious 3203(A)(7) 07/26/2019 $0 $7,650 $0 11/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Serious 3314(G)(2)(A) 07/26/2019 $14,000 $36,000 $0 11/14/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 113588.015Event: 01/28/2019Employee Amputates Finger And Damages Two Others When Caught
At 2:00 a.m. on January 28, 2019, and employee was cleaning the screw conveyor w hile the machine was in motion. The employee was using a rag which was caught i n the conveyor and pulled her right hand into the machine. The employee was abl e to pull the emergency cord on the machine and several coworkers came to assist her. The machine had to be disassembled before the employee could be extricate d and she amputated her pinky from her hand and sustained severe damage to her r ing and middle fingers. The employee was transported to the Regional Medical Ce nter, where she was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, auger, caught by, cleaning, conveyor, finger
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1374636.015 Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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