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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1383619.015 - Tyson Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: St. Louis

Nr: 1383619.015Report ID: 0729300Open Date: 03/07/2019

Tyson Foods, Inc.
1001 E.Stoddard
Dexter, MO 63841
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Mailing: P.O. Box 547, Dexter, MO 63841

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/14/2019
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:08/20/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1433071 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $18,091 $0 $66,300 $0 $0 $84,391
Current Penalty $26,520 $0 $0 $4,831 $0 $31,351
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100212 A01 04/08/2019 07/31/2020 $13,260 $13,260 $0 05/07/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 19100303 B08 I 04/08/2019 07/31/2020 $4,831 $4,831 $0 05/07/2019 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 02001 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/08/2019 07/31/2020 $13,260 $66,300 $0 05/07/2019 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 114256.015Event: 03/05/2019Employee Amputates Finger When Places Hand In The Gizzard Ro
At approximately 10:15 p.m. on March 5, 2019, an employee, who was part of the sanitation crew, was cleaning the gizzard peeler machine. The employee did not lock out the machine. The employee had manipulated the safety switch that stopped the peeler rollers from turning. When employee tried to remove some meat from the rollers, they powered on catching her fingers. The employee amputated the first digit from right middle and ring fingers and nail loss on the index finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, lockout, finger, cleaning, fingertip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1383619.015 Hospitalized injury Amputation Janitors and cleaners

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