Inspection: 312918568 - Foster Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno
Nr: 312918568Report ID:0950625Open Date: 11/10/2010
Foster Farms
2960 S. Cherry Ave
Fresno, CA 93706
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:03/07/2011
Close Case:01/16/2013
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1

Current Violations 1

Initial Penalty 18000

Current Penalty 9000

FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3314 C 03/09/2011 03/22/2011 $9000 $18000 $0 04/05/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201494812Event: 11/08/2010Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Meat Processing Machine
At 1:30 a.m. on November 8, 2010, Employee #1, who was employed by a poultry slaughtering and processing facility, was performing his normal work duties as a machine operator of a chicken leg processor. Employee #1 was rehanging a chicken part in the machine, and his hand was pushed through the cutting section of the machine. He sustained finger amputations and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, machine operator, point of operation, food preparation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312918568 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction