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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1472178.015 - Pearl Valley Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 1472178.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 04/10/2020

Pearl Valley Farms, Inc.
968 S. Kent Rd.Null
Pearl City, IL 61062
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 112310/Chicken Egg Production
Mailing: 968 S. Kent Rd.Null, Pearl City, IL 61062

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/10/2020
Emphasis: N:Amputate, N:DustexplClose Case:07/06/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1568913    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $40,076 $0 $26,718 $0 $0 $66,794
Current Penalty $17,000 $0 $13,000 $0 $0 $30,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100029 B01 07/14/2020 08/05/2020 $4,000 $5,725 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C07 I A 07/14/2020 08/05/2020 $13,000 $11,450 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C04 II B 07/14/2020 08/05/2020 $0 $22,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 02001 Repeat 19100132 D02 07/14/2020 08/05/2020 $3,817 $3,817 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 02003 Repeat 19100147 C06 I 07/14/2020 08/05/2020 $13,000 $22,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125297.015Event: 04/09/2020Employee Is Caught In Manure Conveying System And Is Killed
At approximately 2:20 p.m. on April 9, 2020, an employee was sweeping dust and m anure around a pit that housed the manure transfer conveyor system. The employee was cleaning around a pit that housed a manure transfer conveyor system. The e mployee fell over a guardrail system and onto the conveyor system. The employee was then dragged over 100 feet where the employee was crushed by the conveyor' s paddles at a manure transfer station. The employee was killed after suffering several blunt injuries to the body and the head.
Keywords: barrier guard, belt conveyor, blunt force, caught in, conveyor, conveyor belt, crushed, fall, guardrail, head
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472178.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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