Inspection: 300576634 - Edmonson Wheat Growers, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock
Nr: 300576634Report ID:0627400Open Date: 11/12/1998
Edmonson Wheat Growers, Inc.
Hwy 194
Edmonson, TX 79032
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: P. O. Box 32, Edmonson, TX 79032
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:11/23/1998
Close Case:02/17/1999
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100810225    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4




4
Current Violations 2




2
Initial Penalty 3225




3225
Current Penalty 600


500

1100
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 C01 01/08/1999 02/10/1999 $400 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100027 B01 II 01/08/1999 02/10/1999 $200 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100027 D05 01/08/1999 02/10/1999 $0 $0 $0 -
Deleted 4. 01003A Serious 19100272 G01 I 01/08/1999 01/28/1999 $0 $2100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003B Other 19100272 G02 01/08/1999 02/10/1999 $500 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 6. 01003C Serious 19100272 G03 01/08/1999 01/28/1999 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200810489Event: 11/12/1998Employee Dies Of Asphyxia When Engulfed By Grain
Employee #1 entered a flat grain storage building and was pushing grain into a conveyor feed opening when he became engulfed by grain. He died of asphyxia. Employee #1 was not wearing a body harness or lifeline, and he failed to have a coworker standing by.
Keywords: grain, grain bin, storage bin, buried, asphyxiated, flowing material, work rules, safety belt, lifeline, signalman
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300576634 Fatality Asphyxia Miscellaneous plant and system operators