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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1485367.015 - Bush Brothers And Company

Inspection Information - Office: Eau Clair

Nr: 1485367.015Report ID: 0523900Open Date: 07/27/2020

Bush Brothers And Company
600 S Bush Brothers Dr.Null
Augusta, WI 54722
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 311422/Specialty Canning
Mailing: 600 S Bush Brothers Dr.Null, Augusta, WI 54722

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/27/2020
Emphasis: L:PivClose Case:02/17/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1631074    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,145 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,145
Current Penalty $10,931 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,931
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100176 B 01/08/2021 02/01/2021 $10,931 $12,145 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128079.015Event: 07/27/2020Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Materials
At 9:30 a.m. on July 27, 2020, an employee was operating a forklift to retrieve a tote of beans to be moved into production. The employee was crushed by a bulk tote of dried garbanzo beans located in warehouse 2. The totes used to store be ans were made of nylon, measured 4 feet cubed, weighed approximately 2,000 lbs. when filled, and were routinely stacked two high using pallets. The employee wa s operating a forklift to retrieve a tote of beans to be moved into production. A coworker witnessed the employee kneeling beside a stack of two totes. A rip in the lower tote allowed beans to flow from the left corner. The employee was later found underneath the upper tote and was killed from skull fractures.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, forklift, fracture, pallet, skull, tote box
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485367.015 Fatality Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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