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Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

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Inspection: 1442781.015 - Bunge North America - Huffman

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 1442781.015Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 11/05/2019

Bunge North America - Huffman
7058 E Country Road
Blytheville, AR 72315
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 7058 E Co. Road 54, Blytheville, AR 72315

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/12/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1515186    
 Inspection1444546   Yes
 Inspection1444546 Yes  
Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $26,988 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,988
Current Penalty $26,988 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,988
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100038 C05 04/01/2020 04/29/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 05/06/2020 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100151 B 04/01/2020 04/29/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 05/06/2020 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121481.015Event: 11/04/2019Employee Dies From Respiratory Failure
At about 5:15 p.m. on November 4, 2019, an employee was working for a wholesaler of grain and field beans. He was using a push broom to sweep grain into the northeast pit of the facility. He experienced respiratory distress. He radioed the plant manager. The plant manager drove the employee to the Great River Medical Center. No first aid had been administered to the employee before he was transported to the hospital. Approximately eight minutes before arrival, the employee stopped breathing. The employee was hospitalized with acute respiratory failure due to the exacerbation of his asthma. The employee die from respiratory failure. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. No substance directly harmed the employee. It was thought possible that the employee sustained the attack as a result of exposure to grain dust.
Keywords: respiratory, lung, grain dust, grain bin, grain, grain elevator, agriculture, respiratory tract
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1442781.015 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction
2 1442781.015 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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