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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310822242 - Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 310822242Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 09/11/2007

Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc
Field On Hwy 46 & Hwy 43
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2037/Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, and Vegetables
NAICS: 311411/ Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing
Mailing: 7200 E Brundage Lane, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/11/2007
Close Case:12/23/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4002 A 10/05/2007 10/11/2007 $18,000 $18,000 $0 11/02/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201089505Event: 08/10/2007Employee'S Finger Is Caught In Shaft And Amputated
At 5:00 a.m. on August 10, 2007, Employee #1 was operating a carrot pomace, filling machine. He was in the process of filling one gallon test bags of the pomace when he inadvertently placed his finger onto the product plunger guide. His middle finger was partially amputated, when it was pressed between the connection/union of the air cylinder shaft. Employee was transported to the Kern Medical Center emergency room for treatment and was released a short time later. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, finger, caught by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310822242 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Packaging and filling machine operators

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