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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309882785 - United Prairie Ag, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 309882785Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 03/13/2006

United Prairie Ag, Llc
North Of Harrison And 2nd St.
Hugoton, KS 67951
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 509 Northwest Ave, Hugoton, KS 67951

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/18/2006
Close Case:01/11/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100151 B 06/15/2006 07/12/2006 $2,500 $2,500 $0 07/11/2006 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 E02 06/15/2006 10/16/2006 $2,500 $2,500 $0 07/11/2006 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201343894Event: 02/01/2006Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Loader
On February 1, 2006, Employee #1 was raising a load with a skid-steer loader that was equipped with a pallet fork attachment. The load was comprised of a corrugated aeration pipe that measured approximately 20 ft long and 24 in. diameter, weighed approximately 350 pounds, and contained residual corn product. The loader tipped forward, and Employee #1 was caught in between the skid arms and the ground. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: roll-over, overloaded, corn, caught between, crushed, loader, pipe, skidder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309882785 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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