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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314533886 - Ralphs Grocery Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 314533886Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 10/19/2010

Ralphs Grocery Company
8122 Gerber Rd
Sacramento, CA 95828
Union Status: Union
SIC: 5411/Grocery Stores
NAICS: 445110/Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores
Mailing: 3840 Rosin Ct, Ste 190, Sacramento, CA 95834

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/09/2011
Close Case:05/02/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 4543 C 02/16/2011 02/21/2011 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202491262Event: 09/27/2010Meat Cutter'S Finger Is Amputated By Band Saw
On September 27, 2010, Employee #1, a meat cutter with Ralphs Grocery Company, was using a motorized meat band saw to cut strips of boneless meat. After cutting a few strips of meat, he grabbed the remaining meat with his right hand in a manner that placed several fingers underneath the meat. As he passed the meat through the saw, the blade amputated the tip of his right ring finger. Employee #1 was treated at UC Davis Medical Center.
Keywords: amputated, food preparation, bandsaw, finger, guard, saw, point of operation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314533886 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Butchers and meat cutters

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