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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310512710 - All American Co-Op

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 310512710Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 12/26/2006

All American Co-Op
29276 113th Avenue
Spring Valley, MN 55975
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 29276 113th Avenue, Po Box 125, Stewartville, MN 55976

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/09/2007
Close Case:04/19/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $900
Current Penalty $900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 E01 03/29/2007 04/22/2007 $900 $900 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200514321Event: 12/26/2006Employee Is Killed When Pinned Between Auger And Bin
Employee #1 was delivering feed to a farm. He placed the auger from the truck over the bin door to fill the bin. A rope used to open the bin door from the ground broke, and the employee climbed onto the bin to fix the rope. The employee had a remote control that activated the auger in his pocket. As he climbed onto the bin, he contacted the remote control and activated the auger. He became pinned between the auger and the bin and was killed.
Keywords: loading, asphyxiated, remote control, storage bin, agriculture, pinned, caught between, auger
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310512710 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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