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Inspection: 630566 - Louis Dreyfus Canada Ltd

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore


Inspection Nr: 630566
Report ID: 0316100
Open Date: 10/30/1987

Site Address:
Louis Dreyfus Canada Ltd
Pier 2 Port Covington
Baltimore, MD 21230

Mailing Address:
24 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stanford, CO 21230

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/24/1987


Close Case:04/12/1988

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360371298
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
Current Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
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 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $560 $560 $0 -  
2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $480 $480 $0 -  
3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $560 $560 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14327894
Event: 10/30/1987
Employee Dies Of Suffocation After Fall Into Grain

Employee #1 entered a scale bin in a grain elevator to clear a grain blockage by probing a distributor below the bin. When the distributor was rotated to another chute Employee #1 fell into the distributor. He suffocated in the fine, powdery grain and died.

Keywords:maintenance, suffocated, grain, work rules, clogged, flowing material, fall, grain elevator

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 630566 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
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