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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315321844 - Kerry, Inc. Dba Kerry Ingredients Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 315321844Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 05/08/2013

Kerry, Inc. Dba Kerry Ingredients Inc.
33063 Western Avenue
Union City, CA 94587
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2064/Candy and Other Confectionery Products
NAICS: 311330/Confectionery Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate
Mailing: 33063 Western Ave, Union City, CA 94587

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/23/2013
Close Case:03/31/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361578255    

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 $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3272 C 07/24/2013 08/19/2013 $12,000 $18,000 $0 08/12/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202588372Event: 05/07/2013Employee Is Knocked Down By A Forklift And Hits His Head
On May 7, 2013, Employee #1, a forklift operator of Kerry Inc., was traveling east on the right side of the aisle in the bulk receiving area colloquially known as "Pig Farm" while loaded with empty wooden pallets. Simultaneously, Employee #2, a sanitation employee, was operating/pushing a non-mechanized trash cart towards the west in the opposite direction. As Employee # 1 approached the location where he intended to unload the pallets, he suddenly turned left and collided with Employee # 2's cart, knocking Employee #2 to the ground. Employee #1 sustained a head injury but helped Employee # 2 to get up from the floor. 911 were called and Employee # 2 was transported to Eden medical center where he succumbed to his injuries on May 8, 2014, at approximately 1:45 a.m.
Keywords: head, collision, industrial truck, pallet
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315321844 Fatality Concussion Janitors and cleaners

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