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Case Status: PENDING ABATEMENT OF VIOLATIONS

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Inspection: 1420787.015 - Wehrle Trucking Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1420787.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 08/05/2019

Wehrle Trucking Inc
14832 S 128th Ave E
Lynnville, IA 50153
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 14832 S 128th Ave E, Lynnville, IA 50153

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/05/2019
Emphasis: S:GrainClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1483607    
Case Status: PENDING ABATEMENT OF VIOLATIONS

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $23,868 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,868
Current Penalty $15,912 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,912
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 D 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $7,956 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100272 E01 II 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100272 E02 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003A Serious 19100272 G01 I 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $7,956 $7,956 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003B Serious 19100272 G01 II 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01003C Serious 19100272 G03 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01003D Serious 19100272 G04 11/18/2019 02/01/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118635.015Event: 08/02/2019Employee Is Caught By Sweep Auger And Is Killed
At 8:00 a.m. on August 2, 2019, an employee and coworker were shoveling and sweeping corn from the floor of a grain bin and moving it in front of a sweep auger in operation. The coworker left the bin to check the flow of corn into a truck trailer and adjusted the trailer location when the flow of corn stopped. The coworker returned to the grain bin and found the employee caught in the sweep auger. The employee was killed.
Keywords: caught in, sweeper, auger mechanism, corn, auger, silo
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420787.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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