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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100538651 - Highley Feed & Supply, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Kansas City

Nr: 100538651Report ID: 0728500Open Date: 06/22/1987

Highley Feed & Supply, Inc.
1 M. So. & 1/4 M. West 71 Highway
Adrian, MO 64720
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: P.O. Box 126, Adrian, MO 64720

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/24/1987
Close Case:07/23/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 06/30/1987 07/06/1987 $350 $350 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040002 A 06/30/1987 07/30/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14504914Event: 06/16/1987Employee Killed After Falling Into Grain Bin
Employee #1 and coworkers were trying to free up grain that had formed chunks, preventing it from flowing freely. He entered the grain bin while coworkers used a Vac-u-lutor to vacuum the grain from the bin. At approximately 7:00 p.m., a coworker underneath the hole at the bottom of the bin saw a body appear in the opening. The coworkers called for an ambulance and the rescue squad arrived in about 10 minutes. The rescue squad cut through the metal bin with a chain saw and removed Employee #1's body at 9:00 p.m.
Keywords: lifeline, grain, work rules, clogged, flowing material, unstable surface, fall, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100538651 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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