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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $560 $0 $11,360
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $560 $0 $11,360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B 10/19/2009 10/22/2009 $300 $300 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 23400022 A 10/19/2009 11/11/2009 $260 $260 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 3446 C 10/19/2009 11/11/2009 $10,800 $10,800 $0 12/17/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201074341 Event: 05/14/2009Employee Slips Into Auger And Cuts His Right Foot
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on May 14, 2009, Employee #1, with Western Meat Processors Inc. dba Agri-Feed Industries Inc., was working in the area of the main auger at the rail head and was sweeping overflow corn into a below-grade, unguarded, screw conveyor, auger opening. The transport auger was powered by a 20 hp motor and had 10 in. flighting blades and was ordinarily protected by an adjustable grate with one-half in. openings. Then, Employee #1's right foot was drawn into the rotating flighting blades, shearing off the bottom pad portion of his foot. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital where he was hospitalized in excess of 24 hours. Employee #1 was again hospitalized for infection complications approximately one week later and was in the hospital in excess of 24 hours this second time.
Keywords: screw conveyor, warehouse, rotating knife, farm machinery, laceration, infection, grain elevator, storage area, unguarded, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312679590 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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