Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306681172 - Pine Ridge Farms, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 306681172Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 02/16/2004

Pine Ridge Farms, Llc
1801 Maury Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2011/Meat Packing Plants
NAICS: 311611/Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/14/2004
Emphasis: S:Fatality CatastropheClose Case:05/24/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100520469    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,500
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 04/26/2004 04/30/2004 $3,600 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C05 I 04/26/2004 04/30/2004 $3,600 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100147 C07 I 04/26/2004 06/11/2004 $3,600 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19100147 C08 04/26/2004 04/30/2004 $3,600 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Serious 19100147 D04 I 04/26/2004 04/30/2004 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19100147 E01 04/26/2004 04/30/2004 $3,600 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02001 Other 19101200 H01 04/26/2004 06/11/2004 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200527638Event: 02/15/2004Employee Is Caught In Auger And Killed
On February 15, 2004, an employee and coworkers at a hog slaughter plant were cleaning the rendering area in preparation for the next day's production when the employee had both legs pulled into a 10-inch inclined auger that started unexpectedly. The point of entry into the auger was at an opening in the auger casing where additional chutes fed product into the auger. The employee was standing on the auger flights when the machine energized. The employee was killed. The auger was not locked out at the time of the accident.
Keywords: caught by, construction, lockout, auger, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306681172 Fatality Amputation Laborers, except construction

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close