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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1282869.015 - Ethan Allen Operations, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Vermont

Nr: 1282869.015Report ID: 0155010Open Date: 12/14/2017

Ethan Allen Operations, Inc
253 Main Street
Beecher Falls, VT 05902
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 337122/Nonupholstered Wood Household Furniture Manufacturing
Mailing: 27 Railroad Ave, Orleans, VT 05860

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/19/2017
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:04/23/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $63,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $63,375
Current Penalty $31,687 $0 $0 $0 $0 $31,687
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100146 C01 03/26/2018 04/19/2018 $6,338 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100146 C02 03/26/2018 04/19/2018 $6,338 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100146 E01 03/26/2018 04/19/2018 $6,338 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C06 I C 03/26/2018 04/19/2018 $6,338 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100147 D04 I 03/26/2018 04/19/2018 $6,337 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 101481.015Event: 12/13/2017Employee Is Caught In Silo Auger And Is Killed
At 3:35 p.m. on December 13, 2017, an employee entered Silo #3 to check on the performance of a repair bottom unloader auger. The auger had been doing a live run in test and the employee was caught by the auger. The employee had both legs and right arm ground off by the automatic action of the auger and suffered lacerations to his torso while trying to free himself. The employee was killed at the scene.
Keywords: silo, amputation, leg, laceration, auger, arm, amputated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1282869.015 Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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