Inspection: 127098143 - Spring Valley Farms

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen
Nr: 127098143Report ID:0552652Open Date: 08/30/2001
Spring Valley Farms
406 Kalamazoo St
White Pigeon, MI 49099
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0722/Crop Harvesting, Primarily by Machine
Mailing: 10655 W 750 N, Shipshewana, IN 46565
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:09/12/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/19/2001
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1

Current Violations 1

Initial Penalty 250

Current Penalty 250

FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 40801011 A 10/30/2001 11/02/2001 $250 $250 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201390127Event: 08/29/2001Farm Employee Is Engulfed By Grain And Dies From Asphyxia
On August 29, 2001, a farm employee working inside a grain bin was engulfed by the grain and died from asphyxia.
Keywords: grain, grain bin, asphyxiated, confined space, buried
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 127098143 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported