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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316649714 - Tyson Food, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 316649714Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 08/15/2012

Tyson Food, Inc.
13500 I Court
Perry, IA 50220
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2011/Meat Packing Plants
NAICS: 311611/Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/15/2012
Emphasis: L:Amputate, N:Amputate, S:AmputateClose Case:06/06/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200535920 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,125 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,125
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $1,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19100147 C04 I 09/19/2012 11/05/2012 $1,000 $2,125 $0 10/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C04 IIA 09/19/2012 11/05/2012 $0 $0 $0 10/10/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200535284Event: 07/25/2012Employee Clearing Blower Sustains Amputation And Avulsion
On July 25, 2012, Employee #1 was maintaining machinery for Tyson Food, in Perry, Iowa. He was attempting to clear a jam in a bag scrap removal blower. Employee #1 did not lock out or tag out the blower prior to clearing the jam. The blower caught his fingers and amputated the index finger on Employee #1's left hand. In addition, he sustained the avulsion or degloving of his middle finger and laceration of his ring finger. Employee #1 was transported by a coworker to a hand specialist.
Keywords: amputated, fan, finger, work rules, cleaning, degloved, lockout
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316649714 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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