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Inspection: 311513097 - Orangeburg Foods

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 311513097Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 05/30/2008

Orangeburg Foods
443 John C. Calhoun Dr(Hwy 301 N)
Orangeburg, SC 29115
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: Po Box 286, Orangeburg, SC 29116

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/01/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/22/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100378280    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 9 9
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $10,550 $10,550
Current Penalty $2,820 $2,820
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 10012 A 07/24/2008 09/25/2008 $1,000 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 07/24/2008 07/29/2008 $120 $300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100272 E01 07/24/2008 08/18/2008 $350 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100272 G01 I 07/24/2008 08/26/2008 $875 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01005 Serious 19100272 G01 III 07/24/2008 08/26/2008 $875 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 6. 01006 Serious 19100272 G02 07/24/2008 08/06/2008 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 7. 01007 Serious 19100272 G03 07/24/2008 08/18/2008 $875 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 8. 01008 Serious 19100272 G04 07/24/2008 08/26/2008 $875 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 9. 01009 Serious 19100272 G06 07/24/2008 08/06/2008 $875 $875 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01010A Serious 19100272 G01 I 07/24/2008 09/25/2008 $350 $0 $0 Q - National Office Adjustment
  11. 01010B Serious 19100272 G01 III 07/24/2008 08/26/2008 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  12. 01011A Serious 19100272 G02 07/24/2008 08/06/2008 $1,000 $0 $0 Q - National Office Adjustment
  13. 01011B Serious 19100272 G03 07/24/2008 08/18/2008 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  14. 01011C Serious 19100272 G04 07/24/2008 08/25/2008 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  15. 01011D Serious 19100272 G06 07/24/2008 08/06/2008 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200374643Event: 05/29/2008Employee Is Asphyxiated By Corn And Is Killed
On May 29, 2008, Employee #1 and two other employees entered a corn bin to clean out old corn and get the bin ready for this season's corn crop. One of the empl oyees tied a rope around his waist before entering the bin, which had sloping si des. The three employees began to loosen the corn from the sides of the bins wit h shovels. A rat ran past one employee, and another employee tried to kill the r at. Employee #1 moved out of the way and as he stepped away, the corn started to slide. The corn carried Employee #1 down to the chute at the bottom of the bin. His legs went in and got stuck, as the corn continued to slowly cover him up. O ne employee left to get help. The other employee stayed but left after Employee #1 was fully covered with corn and was killed by suffocation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, grain, corn, unstable surface, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311513097 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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