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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316215318 - Fed Ex Ground Packaging System Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 316215318Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 03/05/2014

Fed Ex Ground Packaging System Inc
330 Resource Drive
Bloomington, CA 92316
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4215/Courier Services, Except by Air
NAICS: 492110/Couriers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/08/2014
Close Case:01/13/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102870722    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A06 07/08/2014 08/10/2014 $750 $750 $0 07/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 1513 D 07/08/2014 07/18/2014 $18,000 $18,000 $0 07/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202720157Event: 01/08/2014Employee Injures Eye When Welding Rod Falls From Conveyor
At approximately 10:00 p.m. on January 8, 2014, Employee #1 was working as an Operations Manager for FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. The employee was clearing a jammed package located on the overhead conveyor. Employee #1 was positioned approximately 20 ft below the conveyor belt and used an extension tool (approximately 14ft long) to break the jam and free the package to continue traveling on the conveyor. A piece of a welding rod fell from the conveyor through the rollers into Employee #1's eye. The employee reported to an area hospital, where he was treated for a puncture and tears in his eye and damage to his retina and lens and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: eye, machine operator, jammed, conveyor, fall, struck by, conveyor belt, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316215318 Hospitalized injury Puncture Supervisors, production occupations

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