Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307188664 - Ready Pac Produce, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: &Nbsp;

Nr: 307188664Report ID: 0950636Open Date: 07/18/2008

Ready Pac Produce, Inc.
4401 Foxdale Ave
Irwindale, CA 91706
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5148/Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
NAICS: 424480/Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/18/2008
Close Case:03/31/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101804896    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $2,400 $0 $38,400
Current Penalty $13,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3314 G01 12/19/2008 12/29/2008 $0 $800 $0 01/20/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3314 H 12/19/2008 12/29/2008 $0 $800 $0 01/20/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3314 J01 12/19/2008 12/29/2008 $0 $800 $0 01/20/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Serious 3314 C 12/19/2008 12/29/2008 $300 $18,000 $0 01/20/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 03001 Serious 4186 B 12/19/2008 12/29/2008 $13,400 $18,000 $0 01/20/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202475257Event: 06/29/2008Employee Amputates Fingers While Unjamming Machinery
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 29, 2008, Employee #1 was running a food packaging machine on the "Cool Cuts Line" using machine Number 2 in the "Specialties" department. Employee #1 experienced a problem with the drive chain of the Tiromat machine, causing the plastic trays to jam. Employee #1 was attempting to unjam plastic package trays while the machine was running. There were no guards to prevent contacting the nip points of the cross cutting operation. The machine was not deenergized while it was being unjammed. Employee #1 sustained lacerations, fractures, and a partial amputation to fingers of her left hand. Employee #1 was released after 27 hours of hospitalization.
Keywords: chain, amputated, finger, machine operator, food packaging mach, jammed, lockout, nip point, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307188664 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close