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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1420787.015 - Wehrle Trucking Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

 

Inspection Nr: 1420787.015
Report ID: 0751910
Open Date: 08/05/2019

Site Address:
Wehrle Trucking Inc
14832 S 128th Ave E
Lynnville, IA 50153

Mailing Address:
14832 S 128th Ave E, Lynnville, IA 50153

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/05/2019

Emphasis: S:Grain

Close Case:03/17/2020


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1483607
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $23,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,868
Current Penalty $15,912 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,912
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 19100272 D 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $7,956 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100272 E01 II 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100272 E02 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003A Serious 19100272 G01 I 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $7,956 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01003B Serious 19100272 G01 II 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 01003C Serious 19100272 G03 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
7. 01003D Serious 19100272 G04 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 118635.015
Event: 08/02/2019
Employee Is Caught By Sweep Auger And Is Killed

At 8:00 a.m. on August 2, 2019, an employee and coworker were shoveling and swee ping corn from the floor of a grain bin and moving it in front of a sweep auger in operation. The coworker left the bin to check the flow of corn into a truck trailer and adjusted the trailer location when the flow of corn stopped. The co worker returned to the grain bin and found the employee caught in the sweep auge r. The employee was killed.

Keywords:auger, auger mechanism, caught in, corn, silo, sweeper

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420787.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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