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Inspection: 312914880 - Foster Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 312914880Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 05/06/2010

Foster 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:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/06/2010
Close Case:09/09/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201493558Event: 12/29/2009Chicken Plant Worker Amputates Finger On Equipment
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on December 29, 2009, Employee #1, a worker at Foster Farms chicken processing plant, was trying to put the pin in the evisceration drum on Line 2. He pinched his finger between the pin and the drum, and the small finger on his left hand was amputated. Employee #1 was taken to Industrial Medical but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: packing house, amputated, pin, drum, deboning, finger, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312914880 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Not specified mechanics and repairers

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