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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1183378.015 - Chs Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1183378.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 10/10/2016

Chs Inc.
10868 189th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 325193/Ethyl Alcohol Manufacturing
Mailing: 5500 Cenex Drive, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/11/2016
Close Case:12/16/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1145679 Yes  
 Accident1153703    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $25,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $25,250
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $4,500 $0 $9,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 88.4 - CODE OF IOWA (2015) 03/01/2017 04/03/2017 $0 $4,500 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19101200 H03 III 03/01/2017 06/07/2017 $4,500 $4,500 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100106 B06 03/01/2017 04/03/2017 $0 $2,250 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100132 D01 I 03/01/2017 04/03/2017 $0 $4,500 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100132 F01 03/01/2017 04/03/2017 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 19100136 B01 I 03/01/2017 06/07/2017 $0 $4,500 $0 03/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 90018.015Event: 10/10/2016Employee Is Burned And Killed When Ethanol Ignites While Loa
At 12:00 a.m. on October 10, 2016, an employee was transferring ethanol from storage tanks to a semi-trailer tanker. The ethanol ignitied and the employee was killed from burns.
Keywords: chemical, combustible liquid, ethanol, material handling, lockout/tagout
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1183378.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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