Inspection: 314994864 - Foster Farms, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto
Nr: 314994864Report ID:0950624Open Date: 01/10/2012
Foster Farms, Inc
500 W."F" St
Turlock, CA 95380
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2015/Poultry Slaughtering and Processing
NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing
Mailing: 500 W. "F" St, Turlock, CA 95380
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:03/05/2012
Close Case:03/29/2012
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102724952    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202521944Event: 12/22/2011Worker Fractures Wrist And Forearm Cleaning Skinner Machine
On December 22, 2011, Employee #1, a 20-year-old male sanitation worker with Foster Farms Inc., was cleaning the breast skinner machine. Employee #1 used a hose to spray the equipment. Employee #1 sawed a piece of skin on a sprocket and reached in to remove it. The sprocket grabbed Employee's glove. Employee #1 suffered a fractured wrist and forearm which required surgery.
Keywords: fracture, wrist, forearm, caught by, lockout, glove, ppe, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314994864 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction