Inspection: 108600073 - Snipe Mobile Feed Company

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana
Nr: 108600073Report ID:0551800Open Date: 03/08/1990
Snipe Mobile Feed Company
State Road 25 North
Rochester, IN 46975
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: Rural Route 5 Box 148, Rochester, IN 46975
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:CompleteAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:03/22/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:05/22/1990
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360471510    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3


3

6
Current Violations 2


3

5
Initial Penalty 1700




1700
Current Penalty 660




660
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100027 D01 II 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $60 $700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100272 D 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $600 $1000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 19100272 G01 II 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002C Serious 19100272 G02 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 01002D Serious 19100272 G05 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01002E Serious 19100272 G06 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 02001 Other 19100272 I01 04/03/1990 04/23/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02002 Other 19101200 E01 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 02003 Other 19101200 G01 04/03/1990 05/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 980599Event: 03/07/1990Employee Died Of Asphyxia When Covered With Corn
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 7, 1990, Employee #1 from the Snipe Mobile Feed Company, located on the rural Route Number Five near Rochester, Indiana, suffered fatal injuries. The accident happened when the Grain Bin Number 2 buried Employee #1 while he was attempting to free crusted corn on the sides. At the time of accident, Employee #1 was standing on the floor under the crusted corn, using a rod to free it. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: grain bin, buried, corn, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108600073 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction