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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310258785 - Adm Grain Co

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South


Inspection Nr: 310258785
Report ID: 0626700
Open Date: 10/11/2006

Site Address:
Adm Grain Co
3100 Wharf Rd
Galveston, TX 77553

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/22/2007


Close Case:06/22/2007

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101932168
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $25,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,000
Current Penalty $16,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,000
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 5A0001 03/29/2007 05/15/2007 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C05 IIC1 03/29/2007 05/15/2007 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C05 IID 03/29/2007 05/15/2007 $1,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004 Serious 19100147 D04 I 03/29/2007 05/15/2007 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01005 Serious 19100147 D06 03/29/2007 05/15/2007 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201923968
Event: 10/11/2006
Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Conveyor Belt

On October 11, 2006, Employee #1 and a coworker were replacing the clips on the splice of a belt conveyor. The coworker was located on top of the belt conveyor as Employee #1 was positioned between the belts near the tail pin pulley. The belt conveyor was inadvertently energized that caused Employee #1 to be pull towards the pulley. He sustained multiple fractures across his body from the rotating parts of the machinery and died. The coworker was thrown from the chute and sustained minor injuries.

Keywords:fracture, rotating parts, belt conveyor, caught by, crushed

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310258785 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
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