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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1116402.015 - Benton Grain Company, Llc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1116402.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 12/30/2015

Benton Grain Company, Llc.
98 Railroad Streetnull
Keystone, IA 52249
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: P.O. Box 365null, Keystone, IA 52249

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/06/2016
Emphasis: S:GrainClose Case:04/04/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 E02 02/23/2016 04/08/2016 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 H01 02/23/2016 04/08/2016 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100272 H02 I 02/23/2016 04/08/2016 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 82160.015Event: 12/29/2015Employee Is Killed When Buried In Grain
At 2:45 p.m. on December 29, 2015, an employee had been using a VacBoss 6068 pow er-take-off (PTO) driven vacuum to remove grain material from a large, flat stor age building onsite. The worker entered the building to vacuum the grain when t he grain collapsed and completely engulfed him. The employee was killed from asp hyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushed, grain, grain elevator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1116402.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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