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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313515330 - Modern Ginning Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 313515330Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 01/03/2012

Modern Ginning Company
10601 Seeley Ave
Blythe, CA 92225
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0724/Cotton Ginning
NAICS: 115111/Cotton Ginning
Mailing: Po Box 837, Blythe, CA 92226

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/22/2012
Close Case:11/20/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,625 $0 $5,625
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,625 $0 $5,625
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 05/22/2012 05/25/2012 $5,000 $5,000 $0 06/06/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3314 C 05/22/2012 05/25/2012 $500 $500 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3395 F03 05/22/2012 06/08/2012 $125 $125 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202652111Event: 11/26/2011Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Lint Cleaner Rollers
At approximately 5:45 p.m. on November 26, 2011, Employee #1, a seasonal employee of Modern Ginning Company, a cotton gin in Blythe, CA, was unclogging the lint cleaner. His left ring and index fingers were caught in the feed rollers of the Lummus Lint Cleaner and were partially amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized for nineteen days at Riverside County Regional Medical Center. The employer's office manager reported the accident to the Division at 9:30 a.m. on November 28, 2011, apparently, not within the time period required by Cal/OSHA regulations.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, cotton gin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313515330 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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