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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310829239 - Bolthouse Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 310829239Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 02/13/2009

Bolthouse Farms
7200 E Brundage Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3499/Fabricated Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 332999/All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/13/2009
Close Case:06/18/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $24,750 $0 $0 $420 $0 $25,170
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $1,170 $0 $7,920
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 03/16/2009 04/18/2009 $420 $420 $0 04/07/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3384 B 03/16/2009 04/18/2009 $6,750 $6,750 $0 04/07/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 3314 C 03/16/2009 04/18/2009 $750 $18,000 $0 04/07/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201491909Event: 09/17/2008Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Band Saw
At approximately 4:15 p.m. on September 17, 2008, Employee #1, a metal fabricator, was cutting two 4-in. by 4-in. mild steel square tubs with a Marvel vertical band saw. He was interrupted by the fabrication shop leadsman. He then returned to the operating band saw to clean up cooling fluid from the saw's deck with a terry cloth towel. The towel entangled in the blade and pulled his gloved hand into the space between the blade and material. His fourth and fifth digits were amputated at the joint and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, bandsaw, finger, glove, cleaning, caught by, lockout, saw, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310829239 Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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