Inspection: 101381416 - Wendell'S, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha
Nr: 101381416Report ID:0728900Open Date: 06/22/1990
Wendell'S, Inc.
Lincoln Farms,8 Mi E Of Wallace,Hwy 23 - 2 Mi N
Dickens, NE 69132
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4221/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: P.O. Box 460, Grant, NE 69140
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:06/22/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/29/1991
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14554810Event: 06/20/1990Employee Suffocates In 7,000 Bushels Of Grain
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 20, 1990, Employee #1 went to check the grain flow in a 15,000 bushel steel bin. At the time, there were 7,000 bushels of grain in the bin. The grain stopped flowing into a truck. The driver went to check on Employee #1's whereabouts and found his hat on top of the grain in the bin. Employee #1 had climbed up a ladder on the outside of the grain bin, then climbed over onto the bin ladder. He was not wearing any ppe. He either slipped or fell from the ladder into the grain and was immediately covered. He was asphyxiated and died.
Keywords: asphyxiated, fall, ladder, work rules, ppe, slip, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101381416 Fatality Other Occupation not reported