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Inspection: 312576671 - Foster Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 312576671Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 01/04/2010

Foster Farms
753 Davis Street
Livingston, CA 95334
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Mailing: 500 F. Street, Turlock, CA 95381

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/17/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/17/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102567393    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202520037Event: 01/03/2010Ammonia Leak Hospitalizes Five Workers
On January 3, 2010, a small amount of ammonia was released when a worker drove a forklift into the support frame of an entry door of a freezer. The entryway was equipped with an air curtain above the door. Five workers employed in this area of the distribution center began feeling eye, throat and lung irritation. All were transported to local hospitals where they were treated and released for exposure to ammonia.
Keywords: ammonia, freezer compartment, gas, overexposure, industrial truck, leak, collision, eye, nose, throat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312576671 Non Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
2 312576671 Non Hospitalized injury Other Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.
3 312576671 Non Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
4 312576671 Non Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
5 312576671 Non Hospitalized injury Other Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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