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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316214626 - Mars Petcare Us Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 316214626Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 12/24/2013

Mars Petcare Us Inc.
2765 Lexington Way
San Bernardino, CA 92407
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2048/Prepared Feed and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Except Dogs and Cats
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/03/2014
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/24/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102870433    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 5 8
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $37,685 $0 $0 $3,185 $0 $40,870
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $11,700 $0 $18,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A04 06/03/2014 06/21/2014 $600 $750 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A07 06/03/2014 06/21/2014 $600 $750 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3314 G02 06/03/2014 06/06/2014 $300 $375 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Other 3314 H 06/03/2014 06/21/2014 $0 $375 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 4001 06/03/2014 06/21/2014 $750 $935 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 02001 Serious 3314 C 06/03/2014 06/06/2014 $6,750 $22,500 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 03001 Other 3383 B 06/03/2014 06/16/2014 $4,725 $6,750 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 04001 Other 3999 B 06/03/2014 06/06/2014 $4,725 $8,435 $0 06/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202718987Event: 12/20/2013Employee Suffers Arm And Hand Fractures In Conveyor
At approximately 1:50 a.m. on December 20, 2013, Employee #1, a line operator, of Priority Personnel Services Inc. was working at a filler line owned by Mars Pet Care US, Inc. (Er1), pet dry foods manufacturing facility. A bag filler machine of the production line #4 was in operation to fill packs of 15-lb. dog food bags. The line #4 has flattener section consisted of two inclined (lower & upper) conveyors situated in the quality control cage and carrying filled bags to the warehousing section. During running the line, Employee #1 was assisting a coworker, quality control technician, in retrieving dog food bags for quality control checks (for metal particle detection) from the cage floor area and saw a food bag stuck/ jammed on the lower conveyor. At that time Employee #1 tried to remove the jammed bag from lower conveyor with his left hand and braced his right hand on the moving belt and bottom tension roller of the upper conveyor. The conveyor pulled his right sleeve cuff of his jumpsuit with his arm. Emergency Medical Service was called and the Paramedics transported the employee to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, for treatment. Surgery was performed and he was hospitalized for three weeks.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, warehouse, baggage conveyor, caught by, roller conveyor, food packaging mach, jammed, conveyor, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316214626 Hospitalized injury Fracture Packaging and filling machine operators

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