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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

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:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/22/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/29/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $2,560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,560
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100272 E01 07/18/1990 07/24/1990 $640 $640 $0 08/08/1990 R - Review Commission
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100272 G01 I 07/18/1990 07/24/1990 $640 $640 $0 08/08/1990 R - Review Commission
Deleted 3. 01003A Serious 19100272 G02 07/18/1990 07/24/1990 $640 $640 $0 08/08/1990 R - Review Commission
Deleted 4. 01003B Serious 19100272 G03 07/18/1990 07/24/1990 $0 $0 $0 08/08/1990 R - Review Commission
Deleted 5. 01004 Serious 19100272 G04 07/18/1990 07/24/1990 $640 $640 $0 08/08/1990 R - Review Commission

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, ppe, work rules, ladder, slip, fall, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101381416 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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