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Inspection: 116001652 - Cargill, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 116001652Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 12/19/1995

Cargill, Inc.
Rr 1 Box 114w
O'Neill, NE 68763
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: 2401 S. 37th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/20/1995
Close Case:07/08/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100272 E01 I 05/17/1996 06/04/1996 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100272 E01 II 05/17/1996 06/04/1996 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14418065Event: 12/18/1995Employee Killed When Engulfed By Grain
Employee #1 and a coworker were using an underground conveyor system to remove grain from an outside storage pile. The grain became clogged in the dump and as Employee #1 and the coworker attempted to clear the clog, Employee #1 became caught in the grain. He was engulfed and killed.
Keywords: conveyor, clogged, grain, flowing material, buried, asphyxiated, storage area, suffocated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116001652 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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