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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 Avenuenull
Muscatine, IA 52761
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 2579 Pettibone Avenuenull, Muscatine, IA 52761

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

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
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 tra ck lever, he signaled by hand to the coworker to start moving the train. Employe e #1 then realized that he did not set the soft brake on the last railcar, and a ttempted to set the brake while the train was starting to move. Employee #1 trip ped on the track switch, causing him to fall onto the tracks, where he was fatal ly struck by the train. Employee #1 was dragged approximately 260 feet underneat h 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 cowork er.
Keywords: amputated, brake, crushed, fall, railroad, railroad car, railroad track, run over, struck by, tripped
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1436167.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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