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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 408.1011(A) 05/09/2017 06/12/2017 $3,000 $7,000 $0 06/29/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94513.015 Event: 09/16/2015Employee Is Engulfed In Grain And Killed
At 1:30 p.m. on September 16, 2016, an employee was checking a rail line with a level during railroad spur line tamping and reconstruction operations. The contr acted employee was checking the rail line spur's level, which was approximately 15-20 feet from the north wall of the flat storage building (East), when the wa ll collapsed and the employee was engulfed in grain (wheat). The employee was pu shed under the tamper by the force of the grain and was trapped. The employee wa s killed from asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, flowing material, grain elevator, railroad, structural collapse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1092841.015 Fatality Rail vehicle operators, n.e.c.

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