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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 104216635 - Central Iowa Fs Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 104216635Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 08/24/1988

Central Iowa Fs Inc.
220 South 5th
Adel, IA 50003
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5191/Farm Supplies
Mailing: 504 North 8th, Adel, IA 50003

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/26/1988
Close Case:10/26/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 G01 I 09/26/1988 10/31/1988 $100 $150 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 G02 09/26/1988 10/31/1988 $100 $150 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100272 G03 09/26/1988 10/31/1988 $100 $150 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 828616Event: 08/23/1988Employee Suffocates To Death In Grain Bin
Employee #1 was in a grain bin unloading it with a vaculator. He was in the middle of the bin, sucking the grain from underneath himself, creating a hole in the middle of the grain. The grain on the sides of the bin flowed in and trapped Employee #1 under the grain. He died of suffocation.
Keywords: suffocated, grain, work rules, flowing material, buried, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104216635 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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