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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300220431 - Williams Bio Energy

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 300220431Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 10/22/1999

Williams Bio Energy
1300 South 2nd Street
Pekin, IL 61554
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2046/Wet Corn Milling
Mailing: P.O. Box 10, Pekin, IL 61555

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:01/13/2000
Close Case:04/12/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361799372    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $5,625 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,625
Current Penalty $4,625 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,625
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 I 02/03/2000 03/22/2000 $1,542 $1,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D03 02/03/2000 02/23/2000 $1,542 $1,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100212 A01 02/03/2000 05/22/2000 $1,541 $1,875 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200270668Event: 10/21/1999Employee Killed When Crushed In Grain Elevator Conveyor
Employee #1 was working in the draw belt area of a grain elevator when he became caught in the shear point created by the conveyor support, the conveyor lid, and the belt conveyor. He died of asphyxia. The shear point was not guarded, allowing workers to be exposed to the hazard created by the equipment.
Keywords: asphyxiated, work rules, belt conveyor, caught between, mech mat handling, grain elevator, conveyor belt, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300220431 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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