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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $1,421 $0 $0 $584 $0 $2,005
Current Penalty $1,421 $0 $0 $584 $0 $2,005
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19280057 A06 06/08/2021 07/26/2021 $1,421 $1,421 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 19040004 A 06/08/2021 07/26/2021 $425 $425 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02002 Other 19101200 E01 06/08/2021 07/26/2021 $159 $159 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131815.015 Event: 12/14/2020Employee Is Killed Attempting To Unclog Manure Spreader Whil
At 3:00 p.m. on December 14, 2020, an employee was attempting to unclog a Kuhn K night 8141 manure spreader equipped with a 20 ton hopper and twin auger. The emp loyee did not disconnect the equipment from the power source or attempt to shut it down prior to attempting the unclogging. The employee was caught by the auger s and was pulled into the manure spreader, causing massive trauma and killing hi m.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, auger, auger mechanism, caught by, caught in, confined space, crushed, cut, energized, engulfed, farm machinery, hopper, lockout, lockout/tagout, sawmill, traumatic
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1507157.015 Fatality Farm workers

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