Inspection: 100050830 - Collingwood Grain, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita
Nr: 100050830Report ID:0729700Open Date: 11/26/1985
Collingwood Grain, Inc.
304 Grand
Plains, KS 67869
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: Box 548, Plains, KS 67869
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:CompleteAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:12/04/1985
Emphasis: N:GrainClose Case:01/29/1986
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360638332    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3


1

4
Current Violations 2


1

3
Initial Penalty 840




840
Current Penalty 420




420
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100023 C01 12/17/1985 01/21/1986 $210 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100027 D01 II 12/17/1985 01/21/1986 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19100132 A 12/17/1985 12/20/1985 $210 $420 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19100023 B01 I 12/17/1985 12/30/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14503130Event: 11/22/1985Buried In Flowing Grain
TWO EMPLOYEES ATTEMPTED TO CLEAR A JAMMED DISCHARGE PORT LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF A GRAIN STORAGE BIN. THE BIN CONTAINED APPROXIMATELY 2000 BUSHELS OF MILO. WHEN THEIR ATTEMPTS TO CLEAR THE PORT FROM OUTSIDE THE BIN FAILED, EMPLOYEE #1 ENTERED THE BIN WHILE EMPLOYEE #2 WENT TO OBTAIN A LIFELINE. THE LIFELINE WAS TO BE USED BY EMPLOYEE #1 AS A COMBINATION SAFETY BELT, LANYARD AND LIFELINE. AS EMPLOYEE #2 WAS SECURING THE LIFELINE AROUND PART OF THE GRAIN ELEVATOR STRUCTURE, THE DISCHARGE PORT SUDDENLY CLEARED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PULLED INTO THE FLOWING GRAIN AND BURIED.
Keywords: grain bin, grain, flowing material, suffocated, lifeline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100050830 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported