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Inspection: 2673895 - White Co Farm Bureau Coop Assn Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 2673895Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 06/14/1985

White Co Farm Bureau Coop Assn Inc
Rr1
Reynolds, IN 47980
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4221/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 210 W Harrison St, Monticello, IN 47960

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/20/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/10/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360742563    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $490 $490
Current Penalty $490 $490
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 2200080101 07/01/1985 08/05/1985 $490 $490 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14223630Event: 06/13/1985Employee Suffocated After Falling Into Stored Corn
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 13, 1985, Employee #1 was cleaning grain bin number 3 of the elevator located at Rural Route 1, Reynolds, Indiana. He entered the grain bin through an inspection port 12 feet above ground level. A 0.5-inch manila rope, 25 feet long, was tied to a nearby grain dryer and placed in the b in as a safety line. The employee was not using a safety belt and lanyard that w as provided. Standing on the bin's floor, which sloped downward from the inspect ion port at a 45-degree angle, he was using an aluminum scoop shovel to free app roximately 2,000 bushels of corn that had jammed in the bin. He fell into the gr ain and suffocated. The safety policies of the company were not enforced.
Keywords: suffocated, work rules, cleaning, safety belt, grain elevator, buried, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2673895 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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