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Inspection: 311866628 - Rush Personnel Services, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 311866628Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 12/03/2008

Rush Personnel Services, Inc
1603 Old Hwy 99w
Arbuckle, CA 95912
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0723/Crop Preparation Services for Market, Except Cotton Ginning
NAICS: 115114/Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)
Mailing: 15 Independence Cir, Chico, CA 95973

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/03/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/18/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202488573Event: 11/21/2008Employee Suffers Amputation While Unclogging Machine
At approximately 10:30 a.m., on November 21, 2008, Employee #1 was working at a rice processing plant. Some coworkers were maintaining and cleaning a whitener. After completing the maintenance and cleaning, they "bumped" or "jogged" the machine and determined it was still not working correctly. Employee #1 was familiar with where the machine clogged. He removed a steel plate and was injured when he inserted his hand into the machine which had not completely stopped. He was hospitalized for an unspecified amputation.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, cleaning, lockout, clogged, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311866628 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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