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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $40,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $40,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $11,435 $0 $11,435
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)(6) 12/08/2020 $8,435 $22,500 $0 12/14/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3203(A)(7) 12/08/2020 $3,000 $18,000 $0 12/14/2020 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130206.015 Event: 05/30/2020One Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies And Seven Are Hosp
The employer is a food processing and packaging company and for about 6 weeks in late April to early June the annual cherry harvest occurs. The employer has a p urpose-built cherry packing facility that is only used during these weeks. Two s hifts are run daily each with approximately 500 workers spread out over three pr ocessing lines. The only ventilation into the building is through the large main doors. Large fans circulate the air. All employees were equipped with a face ma sk, apron and gloves for food safety requirements to include before the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a large COVID-19 outbreak at the facility with 175 associat ed cases within a few weeks. One employee died on June 8, 2020, and seven employ ees were hospitalized over the following week.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
2 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
3 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
4 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
5 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
6 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
7 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators
8 1496706.015 Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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