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Inspection: 15258452 - Fremont Beverages, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wyoming

Nr: 15258452Report ID: 0855610Open Date: 01/18/1986

Fremont Beverages, Inc.
821 Pulliam Avenue
Worland, WY 82401
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2086/Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Waters
Mailing: P.O. Box 18, Worland, WY 82401

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/19/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/27/1986
Emphasis: L:Manuf

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360608376    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $480 $0 $0 $0 $0 $480
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious GN150002 A01 02/03/1986 02/11/1986 $480 $480 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 733790Event: 01/16/1986Caught And Killed In Soft Drink Can Filling Machine
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING ALONE, CLEANING AND SANITIZING A SOFT DRINK FILLING MACHINE IN THE CAN FILLING ROOM. IT IS CONJECTURED THAT SHE OBSERVED A DAMAGED CAN OR CANS IN THE ROTATING CAN FILLING MACHINE AND TRIED TO PHYSICALLY EXTRACT THE CAN OR CANS WITHOUT SHUTTING DOWN THE MACHINE. WHEN SHE REACHED TOWARDS THE CAN (OR CANS) HER CLOTHING BECAME ENTANGLED AND DREW HER INTO THE MACHINE MECHANISM. HER RIGHT HAND WAS SEVERED. HER LEFT HAND WAS CAUGHT IN THE MECHANISM, SPINNING HER AROUND ABOUT 270 DEGREES AND CAUSING HER TO BE IMPALED ON THE CAN EXTRACTOR TRACK GUIDE RAIL. SHE DIED OF A BROKEN NECK AND NUMEROUS OTHER BODILY INJURIES. THE CAN FILLING MACHINE WAS MANUFACTURED BY THE CROWN CORK AND SEAL COMPANY IN 1977. (CROWN 72 UB FTC APG 1094)
Keywords: clothing, fracture, impaled, work rules, cleaning, mech mat handling, neck, entangled, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15258452 Fatality Other Janitors and cleaners

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