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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1200640.015 - 94438 - Rahr Malting Company

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 1200640.015Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 01/03/2017

94438 - Rahr Malting Company
800 West 1st Avenue
Shakopee, MN 55379
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2083/Malt
NAICS: 311213/Malt Manufacturing
Mailing: 800 West 1st Avenue, Shakopee, MN 55379

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/06/2017
Close Case:11/06/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1169565    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $52,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $52,800
Current Penalty $29,500 $0 $0 $500 $0 $30,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $3,000 $25,000 $0 06/22/2017 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A03 II 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $25,000 $25,000 $0 06/22/2017 -
  3. 01003 Other 52050686 06/09/2017 12/04/2017 $500 $600 $0 06/22/2017 -
  4. 01004 Serious 52050865 06/09/2017 06/13/2017 $1,500 $2,200 $0 06/22/2017 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 91794.015Event: 01/02/2017Employee Entangled Within Rotation Scrappers And Is Killed.
At approximately 9:10 p.m. on January 2, 2017, an employee was located by coworkers in the pre-germ area on the 17th floor of Malt House Number 5. The employee's body was located near the center of the Giracleur machine. Based on the markings and items found in the grain, it appeared the employee became entangled within the rotation scrappers of the machine and was killed. The machine was 56-ft across and was equipped with four scrappers or arms. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: struck by, scraper, caught by, rotating parts
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1200640.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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