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Inspection: 120529482 - Weakley County Grain Company

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 5

Nr: 120529482Report ID: 0454715Open Date: 06/07/1995

Weakley County Grain Company
Jackson Street
Martin, TN 38237
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/23/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/14/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360287593    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $11,200 $500 $11,700
Current Penalty $500 $500
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100272 E01 07/28/1995 08/08/1995 $2,800 $2,800 $0 08/18/1995 R - Review Commission
Deleted 2. 01002A Serious 19100272 G03 07/28/1995 08/07/1995 $2,800 $2,800 $0 08/18/1995 R - Review Commission
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 19100272 G03 07/28/1995 08/07/1995 $0 $0 $0 08/18/1995 R - Review Commission
Deleted 4. 01003 Serious 19100272 G05 07/28/1995 08/07/1995 $2,800 $2,800 $0 08/18/1995 R - Review Commission
Deleted 5. 01004 Serious 19100272 G06 07/28/1995 08/07/1995 $2,800 $2,800 $0 08/18/1995 R - Review Commission
  6. 02001 Other 30012 07/28/1995 08/07/1995 $500 $500 $0 08/18/1995 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 763482Event: 06/05/1995Employee Killed When Engulfed In Shelled Corn
Employee #1 entered a grain bin to dislodge shelled corn that was built up against the side of the bin wall. The corn fell and engulfed him. He suffocated to death.
Keywords: suffocated, corn, elderly, asphyxiated, grain bin, flowing material, work rules, buried
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120529482 Fatality Asphyxia Graders and sorters, agricultural products

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