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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1397126.015 - Agri Star Meat And Poultry Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1397126.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 04/30/2019

Agri Star Meat And Poultry Llc
220 N West Street
Postville, IA 52162
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 311612/Meat Processed from Carcasses
Mailing: 220 N West Streetpo Box 920, Postville, IA 52162

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/30/2019
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputateClose Case:10/17/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1448595 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $11,086 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,086
Current Penalty $11,086 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,086
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) 08/27/2019 10/14/2019 $11,086 $11,086 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115836.015Event: 04/18/2019Employee Amputates Finger While Using Turkey Neck Cutter
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on April 18, 2019, an employee was instructed to work the Hock Cutter (removal of turkey head). The employee was performing the assig ned task and misjudged his left-hand placement on the turkey's neck, upon engagi ng the Hock Cutter. The employee's left-hand thumb was caught between the Hock Cutter blades. The employee sustained a left-hand thumb fingertip amputation. The employee was hospitalized for this injury.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, caught between, cutting, finger, thumb
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1397126.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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