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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304168578 - Steve Weishaar & Guy Weishaar

Inspection Information - Office: Or Bend

Nr: 304168578Report ID: 1054115Open Date: 05/29/2001

Steve Weishaar & Guy Weishaar
65024 Oregon Hwy 237
Lagrande, OR 97850
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0191/General Farms, Primarily Crop
NAICS: 111998/All Other Miscellaneous Crop Farming

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/17/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/06/2001

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $100
Current Penalty $100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 704163004 A 08/06/2001 05/29/2001 $100 $100 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201701034Event: 05/24/2001Employee Injured By Grain Elevator Screw Conveyor
At 10:30 a.m. on May 24, 2001, Employee #1, a part-time farm truck driver, suffered a laceration to his lower left leg when he fell onto a moving screw conveyor at the grain elevator located in Island City, Oregon. Employee #1 was in the process of loading the farm tractor trailer truck when the bin in the elevator emptied. He entered the grain elevator, through the load-out door, to open another bin. When Employee #1 stepped through the door onto the wooden cover on the screw conveyor enclosure, the cover dislodged and Employee #1 fell onto the conveyor, suffering a laceration to his leg. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital by another worker. Employee #1 had surgery to repair the damage and was hospitalized overnight.
Keywords: screw conveyor, caught by, laceration, grain elevator, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304168578 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, heavy

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