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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316696475 - Saputo Cheese Usa, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 316696475Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 11/15/2012

Saputo Cheese Usa, Inc.
691 Inyo Street
Newman, CA 95360
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2022/Natural, Processed, and Imitation Cheese
NAICS: 311513/Cheese Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/04/2013
Close Case:06/10/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $7,650 $0 $0 $850 $0 $8,500
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $700 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 C 03/13/2013 04/01/2013 $700 $850 $0 03/20/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3314 D 03/13/2013 03/22/2013 $6,300 $7,650 $0 03/20/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202523114Event: 11/06/2012Machine Operator Amputates Finger In Pinch Point
At approximately 10:40 a.m. on November 6, 2012 Employee #1, a 50-year-old male Machine Operator with Saputo Cheese USA Inc., was holding a valve in his hand when a coworker disconnected the pneumatic hose, which caused the valve to close and pinch Employee #1's right index finger. Employee #1 suffered a non hospitalized amputation injury from the event.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, machine operator, hose, lockout, laceration, disconnecting means, nip point
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316696475 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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