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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304787955 - Farmers Coop Society

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 304787955Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/26/2001

Farmers Coop Society
317 3rd Street
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4221/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 317 3rd Street, Sioux Center, IA 51250

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/09/2001
Close Case:05/02/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200521755 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C01 10/17/2001 12/05/2001 $1,250 $4,000 $0 10/31/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 II 10/17/2001 12/05/2001 $1,250 $2,800 $0 10/31/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C06 IB 10/17/2001 12/05/2001 $1,250 $1,600 $0 10/31/2001 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C07 IIIA 10/17/2001 12/05/2001 $1,250 $1,600 $0 10/31/2001 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200524403Event: 08/27/2001Employee'S Finger Amputated In Auger
Employee #1 was delivering hog feed and filling the bins when the bottom auger of his truck became clogged. Employee #1 shut off the truck and put his right hand into the auger to try to unplug it. At this time, the auger made a turn, amputating his right middle finger and crushing his index finger. Employee #1 reached into the auger with his left hand to pull his right hand out. The auger made another turn and seriously cut the index and middle finger on his left hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, finger, lockout, clogged, crushed, laceration, truck, auger, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304787955 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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