Inspection: 305290082 - Grain Commerce Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota
Nr: 305290082Report ID:0552700Open Date: 09/25/2002
Grain Commerce Inc
21575 515th Ave
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: Rural Route #2 Box 208, Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:09/25/2002
Close Case:09/14/2004
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360315576    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3




3
Current Violations 3




3
Initial Penalty 25875




25875
Current Penalty 25875




25875
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 182065308 10/22/2002 11/14/2002 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100038 A02 10/22/2002 11/01/2002 $875 $875 $0 -
  3. 01003A Serious 19100272 E02 10/22/2002 11/01/2002 $25000 $25000 $0 -
  4. 01003B Serious 19100272 G01 I 10/22/2002 11/01/2002 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200513133Event: 09/24/2002Employee Dies From Asphyxia In Bin When Engulfed By Grain
On September 24, 2002, an employee was working inside a grain bin while the unloading auger conveyor was running. He became caught and was pulled into the grain. The employee died of asphyxia. The auger conveyor was not locked-out at the time of the accident.
Keywords: grain, grain bin, asphyxiated, caught by, screw conveyor, lockout, work rules, flowing material
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305290082 Fatality Asphyxia Graders and sorters, agricultural products