Inspection: 310829106 - Foster Poultry Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno
Nr: 310829106Report ID:0950625Open Date: 01/26/2009
Foster Poultry Farms
900 W Belgravia Ave
Fresno, CA 93706
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:01/26/2009
Close Case:04/02/2009
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362055600    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations


1

1
Current Violations


1

1
Initial Penalty


375

375
Current Penalty


375

375
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 C 02/03/2009 02/16/2009 $375 $375 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201491727Event: 01/13/2009Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated In Machine
At 8:45 a.m. on January 13, 2009, Employee #1 was assisting a maintenance mechanic in changing the piping of a gizzard peeling machine. As Employee #1 was holding the pipe clamp, it fell on top of the machine. Employee #1, for some unknown reason, placed his hand into the machine opening where the pipe was taken out from. The gizzard peeling augers caught his right hand index finger and amputated the tip. Employee #1 was initially taken to the Plant's infirmary, and then he was transferred to the Regional Hand Center of Central California in Fresno, California, where he received treatment. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: finger, amputated, caught between, pipe, fall, auger, cleaning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310829106 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners