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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 113326649 - Ellendale Grain Company

Inspection Information - Office: Bismarck

Nr: 113326649Report ID: 0830300Open Date: 07/10/1997

Ellendale Grain Company
44 Main
Ellendale, ND 58473
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/10/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/18/1997
Emphasis: L:Fall

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361977192    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260502 D15 09/05/1997 09/18/1997 $2,000 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19260503 A01 09/05/1997 09/18/1997 $2,000 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19260502 D15 10/10/1997 10/16/1997 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -
  4. 01003B Serious 19260503 A01 10/10/1997 10/16/1997 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200330058Event: 07/03/1997Employee Killed In Fall From Grain Elevator Headhouse
Employee #1 was trying to widen a wall opening in the side of a grain elevator headhouse. He was wearing a full body harness and shock-absorbing lanyard and had his lanyard hook fastened to a vertical material hoisting line. He fell approximately 80 ft to the ground and was killed. The method of tie-off provided no fall protection; when he fell, the lanyard hook simply slid down the hoisting line. When Employee #1 struck the ground, the lanyard hook was still attached to the hoisting line.
Keywords: work rules, headhouse, lanyard, fall, fall protection, grain elevator, tie-off
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 113326649 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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