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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1436167.015 - Bakery Feeds

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1436167.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 10/07/2019

Bakery Feeds
2579 Pettibone Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 2579 Pettibone Avenue, Muscatine, IA 52761

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/07/2019
Close Case:02/04/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1505870    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $11,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,934
Current Penalty $11,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,934
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 88.4 - CODE OF IOWA (2019) 11/25/2019 01/17/2020 $11,934 $11,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 120494.015Event: 10/07/2019Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Railcar
At 6:45 a.m. on October 7, 2019, Employee #1 was track switching for a coworker, who was operating a Rail King shuttle engine. The two employees were attempting to separate loaded train cars from unloaded.After Employee #1 switched the track lever, he signaled by hand to the coworker to start moving the train. Employee #1 then realized that he did not set the soft brake on the last railcar, and attempted to set the brake while the train was starting to move. Employee #1 tripped on the track switch, causing him to fall onto the tracks, where he was fatally struck by the train. Employee #1 was dragged approximately 260 feet underneath the train before it stopped. He sustained crushing injuries and amputation of the left lower extremities, resulting in death. His body was found by the coworker.
Keywords: railroad car, tripped, brake, fall, run over, railroad, crushed, amputated, struck by, railroad track
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1436167.015 Fatality Amputation Laborers, except construction

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