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Inspection: 316701127 - Foster Farms Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 316701127Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 09/06/2013

Foster Farms Corporation
843 Davis
Livingston, CA 95334
Union Status: Union
SIC: 0219/General Livestock, Except Dairy and Poultry
NAICS: 112990/All Other Animal Production
Mailing: 843 Davis, Livingston, CA 95334

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/29/2014
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:
Emphasis: N:Poultry

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $12,375 $5,000 $17,375
Current Penalty $12,375 $5,000 $17,375
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 02/13/2014 02/18/2014 $5,000 $5,000 $0 02/26/2014 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3314 C 02/13/2014 03/03/2014 $3,375 $3,375 $0 02/26/2014 -
  3. 03001 Serious 4184 A 02/13/2014 03/03/2014 $9,000 $9,000 $0 02/26/2014 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202692430Event: 08/13/2013Employee'S Hand Is Caught In Picker And Is Injured
At approximately 10:30 p.m. on August 13, 2013, Employee #1 placed a Gamco Picker (Model Number D-16, Serial Number 37) machine into the automatic operation mode. He was looking at the side of the Picker and observing the inner rotating picking discs to ensure the picker components were operating correctly when he lost his balance. His right hand slipped off the top of the Picker and went inside the machine. The hand was caught in between the rotating picking disc, causing a severe avulsion to his right middle finger. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and transported him by ambulance to a medical center, where he was evaluated and treated for his injuries. He was admitted to the medical center as an inpatient and underwent surgical procedures and skin grafts, after which he was hospitalized for five days.
Keywords: farm machinery, lost balance, hand, caught by, rotating parts, finger
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316701127 Hospitalized injury Amputation Specified mechanics and repairers

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