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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1200640.015 - 94438 - Rahr Malting Company

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

 

Inspection Nr: 1200640.015
Report ID: 0552700
Open Date: 01/03/2017

Site Address:
94438 - Rahr Malting Company
800 West 1st Avenue
Shakopee, MN 55379

Mailing Address:
800 West 1st Avenue, Shakopee, MN 55379

Union Status: Union

SIC:2083

NAICS: 311213/Malt Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/06/2017

Emphasis:

Close Case:11/06/2017


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1169565
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $52,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $52,800
Current Penalty $29,500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $30,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $3,000 $25,000 $0 06/22/2017 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A03 II 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $25,000 $25,000 $0 06/22/2017 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Other 52050686 06/09/2017 12/04/2017 $500 $600 $0 06/22/2017 C - Contested  
4. 01004 Serious 52050865 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $1,500 $2,200 $0 06/22/2017 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 91794.015
Event: 01/02/2017
Employee Entangled Within Rotation Scrappers And Is Killed.

At approximately 9:10 p.m. on January 2, 2017, an employee was located by cowork ers in the pre-germ area on the 17th floor of Malt House Number 5. The employee 's body was located near the center of the Giracleur machine. Based on the mark ings and items found in the grain, it appeared the employee became entangled wit hin the rotation scrappers of the machine and was killed. The machine was 56-ft across and was equipped with four scrappers or arms. There were no witnesses t o the accident.

Keywords:caught by, rotating parts, scraper, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1200640.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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