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Inspection: 314760521 - Unified Grocers Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca South (Hh Unit)

Nr: 314760521Report ID: 0950662Open Date: 09/24/2012

Unified Grocers Inc
5300 Sheila St
Commerce, CA 90040
Union Status: Union
SIC: 5141/Groceries, General Line
NAICS: 424410/General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 5200 Sheila St, Commerce, CA 90040

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/21/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/11/2015
Emphasis: L:Regionp1, S:Targeted Compl & Consult

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101695633    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 9 13
Current Violations 4 9 13
Initial Penalty $37,685 $0 $0 $3,830 $0 $41,515
Current Penalty $37,685 $0 $0 $3,830 $0 $41,515
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3668 F 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $375 $375 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 25000025 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $185 $185 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3577 E 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $280 $280 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 3578 G 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $280 $280 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 4650 D 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $420 $420 $0 -
  6. 01006 Other 4650 E 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $420 $420 $0 -
  7. 01007 Other 4650 F 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $560 $560 $0 -
  8. 01008 Other 5185 L 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $375 $375 $0 -
  9. 01009 Other 3203 A02 02/21/2013 03/23/2013 $935 $935 $0 -
  10. 02001 Serious 23400017 A 02/21/2013 02/28/2013 $6,750 $6,750 $0 -
  11. 03001 Serious 3213 A 02/21/2013 02/28/2013 $3,375 $3,375 $0 03/12/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 04001 Serious 3650 T 02/21/2013 02/28/2013 $22,500 $22,500 $0 -
  13. 05001 Serious 4353 G 02/21/2013 02/28/2013 $5,060 $5,060 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201694551Event: 09/03/2012Worker Looses Leg When Two Forklifts Collide
At approximately 9:30 a.m. On September 3, 2012, Employee #1, a 34-year-old male of Unified Grocers Inc., was operating a Yale stand-up forklift number 8027 and a coworker was operating a Yale stand-up forklift number 7377. Both Employee #1 and the coworker failed to follow established traffic procedures and the two forklifts collided at the intersection of isle fifty-one and section-N. Employee #1's right leg was outside of the operator's compartment and got caught between the two forklifts as they collided. Employee #1 suffered a crushing injury to his right lower leg resulting in an amputation. Employee #1 was transported to USC Medical Center for treatment and then transported to Kaiser Permanente Hospital. Unified Grocers Inc., was engaged in the warehousing and transportation of packaged food items and was located in Commerce, California.
Keywords: amputated, driver, crushed, industrial truck, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314760521 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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