47 COR 40-8279 [¶23,032]

SAFE PRACTICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTION, MISCELLANEOUS SAFE PRACTICES – CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY FOR CLEANING, REPAIRING, SERVICING, SETTING-UP, AND ADJUSTING OPERATIONS OF PRIME MOVERS, MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING LOCKOUT/TAGOUT, CLEANING, SERVICING AND ADJUSTING OPERATIONS Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 3314(c) (2020) – Employer failed to stop movement of equipment during cleaning and servicing operations, resulting in an employee sustaining serious injuries when he was caught between a moving bin and parts of the machine, a serious, accident-related violation. PENALTIES – SERIOUS VIOLATION, NOTICE Labor Code § 6432(b)(1) (2020) – Employer received proper notice of the Division’s intention to issue a serious citation. The Division substantially complied with the requirements to issue a serious citation.

Summary of COSHAB-ALJ’s Decision dated March 20, 2020, Inspection No. 1299712 (Dinuba, CA).


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