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Inspection: 103304135 - Lauhoff Grain Company Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 103304135Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 08/03/1992

Lauhoff Grain Company Inc.
321 East North Street
Danville, IL 61832
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2041/Flour and Other Grain Mill Products
Mailing: P. O. Box 187, Danville, IL 61832

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/29/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/20/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360358899    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 11 4 15
Current Violations 9 2 11
Initial Penalty $39,500 $39,500
Current Penalty $11,750 $11,750
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $5,000 $7,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 01/29/1993 03/03/1993 $2,000 $2,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100023 C02 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $500 $5,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100027 F 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $500 $2,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005A Serious 19100106 D04 I 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $500 $2,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005B Serious 19100106 D04 IV 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01006 Serious 19100107 C06 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $1,000 $2,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01007 Serious 19100176 B 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $500 $2,500 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 01008A Serious 19100212 A01 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $2,500 $5,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 10. 01008B Serious 19100212 A02 01/29/1993 02/03/1993 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 11. 01009 Serious 19100272 D 01/29/1993 02/02/1993 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 01010 Serious 19100272 L02 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $500 $3,500 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 01011 Serious 19100304 F05 V 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $750 $1,500 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 14. 02001 Other 19100037 F06 01/29/1993 03/03/1993 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  15. 02002 Other 19100254 D07 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
  16. 02003 Other 19101001 K02 01/29/1993 03/14/1994 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 17. 02004 Other 19101200 G08 01/29/1993 02/03/1993 $0 $0 $0 02/22/1993 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 855841Event: 08/01/1992Employee Suffocates, One Injured, In Grain Bin
Employee #1 was cleaning a grain bin with the hopper bottom and conveyors open a nd running. Employee #1 suffocated and died in the draw-down vortex. Employee #2 , who was working in the same area, was also pulled into the grain draw-down vor tex, but was removed alive through the hopper's bottom opening.
Keywords: suffocated, cleaning, flowing material, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103304135 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 103304135 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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