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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311575278 - Medelez Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Boise

Nr: 311575278Report ID: 1032500Open Date: 03/07/2008

Medelez Inc.
525 N 250 W
Shoshone, ID 83352
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4212/Local Trucking Without Storage
NAICS: 484220/ Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Local
Mailing: 30522 Oldfield Street, Hermiston, OR 97838

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/07/2008
Emphasis: S:Struck-ByClose Case:06/27/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100231612Event: 03/07/2008Employee'S Arm Pulled Into Auger
An employee was standing on top of a truck trailer, placing an auger conveyor over a storage bin so that he could fill the trailer with chicken feed. After lining up the auger, he signaled another worker to start the auger. After the auger started, the first employee changed position and put his hand next to the auger's rotating shaft. The sleeve of his coveralls caught on an extended bolt on a coupler. The coverall pulled the employee's arm into the auger, and his arm wrapped around the shaft. He was hospitalized with fractures to his arm.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, screw conveyor, shaft, arm, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311575278 Fatality Concussion Truck drivers, heavy

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