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Inspection: 302754858 - Farmers Co-Op Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita


Inspection Nr: 302754858
Report ID: 0729700
Open Date: 07/30/1999

Site Address:
Farmers Co-Op Company, Inc.
137 N. Main
Norwich, KS 67118

Mailing Address:
Po Box 316, Garden Plain, KS 67050

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/03/1999


Close Case:12/09/1999

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101341071
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $5,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,500
Current Penalty $4,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,150
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 5A0001 11/02/1999 12/21/1999 $3,500 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100023 D01 I 11/02/1999 12/21/1999 $200 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100027 D01 II 11/02/1999 12/21/1999 $450 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201340668
Event: 07/29/1999
Employee Falls To His Death After Counterweight Breaks

Employee #1 was riding a manually operated man lift when he fell 50 ft to 80 ft after the 0.5-in. wire rope cable for the counter weight broke. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries.

Keywords:hydraulic lift, wire rope, counterbalance, fall

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302754858 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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