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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307419168 - United Feeds, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 307419168Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 12/02/2004

United Feeds, Inc.
3503 West 300 North
Frankfort, IN 46041
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2048/Prepared Feed and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Except Dogs and Cats
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 4310 State Road 38 West, Sheridan, IN 46069

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/02/2005
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/21/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362666000    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $18,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 2200080101 2 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $3,500 $3,500 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100146 C01 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 4. 01004A Serious 19100212 A01 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 5. 01004B Serious 19100219 C02 I 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision
Deleted 6. 01004C Serious 19100219 F03 02/22/2005 03/18/2005 $0 $0 $0 03/15/2005 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200993707Event: 12/01/2004Employee Is Killed When Entangled In Feed Auger
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on December 1, 2004, an employee was filling hog feed bins by positioning a feed boom over the bins He filled each bin through an auger, which was located in the feed compartment. The employee climbed onto the platform and entered the front feed compartment. Somehow, his body became entangled in the feed auger. The employee was discovered dead several hours later by a coworker.
Keywords: platform, boom, fixed ladder, truck, auger, compartment, entangled
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307419168 Fatality Cut/Laceration Mixing and blending machine operators

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