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Inspection: 1447911 - Plb Grain Storage Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock
Nr: 1447911Report ID:0627400Open Date: 07/23/1984
Plb Grain Storage Corp
Business 87 South
Plainview, TX 79072
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: Po Box 937, Plainview, TX 79072
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:07/29/1984
Close Case:

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1

Current Violations 1

Initial Penalty 540

Current Penalty 270

FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/23/1984 08/23/1984 $270 $540 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14412944Event: 07/23/1984Employee Killed When Buried In Grain Storage Bin
Employee #1 was working in a grain storage bin when he became trapped by the grain and was slowly buried. He was killed. Employee #1 was not wearing any type of restraining device, and there were no emergency procedures or rescue-trained personnel.
Keywords: buried, work rules, grain bin, restraining device, flowing material
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1447911 Fatality Asphyxia Health diagnosing practitioners, n.e.c.