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Inspection: 313819625 - Aurora Elevator, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 313819625Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 09/24/2009

Aurora Elevator, Inc.
415 Woodruff Street
Aurora, IA 50607
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4221/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
NAICS: 493130/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: Po Box 38, Aurora, IA 50607

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/06/2009
Close Case:05/03/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100522010    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 10 2 12
Current Violations 10 2 12
Initial Penalty $14,250 $14,250
Current Penalty $9,975 $9,975
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 D 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $525 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100272 E01 II 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100272 E02 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100272 G01 I 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19100272 G01 II 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100272 G01 IV 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01008 Serious 19100272 G02 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01009 Serious 19100272 G03 11/09/2009 12/20/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01010 Serious 19100272 G04 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 02001 Other 19100134 C02 I 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  12. 02002 Other 19100178 L06 11/09/2009 12/21/2009 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200533099Event: 09/23/2009Employee Is Killed By Engulfment In Corn Storage Bin
On September 23, 2009, Employee #1 entered a 154,000 bushel corn storage bin at or shortly after the lunch hour. Several hours later, coworkers noticed that Employee #1 was missing. Emergency responders discovered Employee #1 dead, buried beneath the corn, at approximately 10:20 p.m.
Keywords: asphyxiated, grain, corn, buried, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313819625 Fatality Other Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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