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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314058181 - Darling International Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 314058181Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 12/10/2010

Darling International Inc
14401 South 5th Street
Omaha, NE 68123
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2077/Animal and Marine Fats and Oils
NAICS: 311613/Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing
Mailing: Po Box 668, Bellevue, NE 68005

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/13/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/10/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202943411 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $11,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,000
Current Penalty $7,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/24/2011 02/25/2011 $3,850 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 D01 01/24/2011 03/25/2011 $3,850 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200053809Event: 12/10/2010Employee Burned By Steam
Employee #1 was assisting a coworker trying to get the sump pump repaired. The sump pump was located in the basement of the main facility. In an attempt to unclog the pump, Employee #1 attempted to use hot steam to loosen the clog. This attempt failed as they soon found out the pump was not clogged, but broken. As they were continuing the repair, Employee #1's foot slipped into the pit, and his leg was scalded by the hot steam. The workers immediately informed the management who then made a decision to call for 911 resuue.
Keywords: burn, steam, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314058181 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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