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Inspection: 314054727 - Battle Creek Farmers Coop

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha

Nr: 314054727Report ID: 0728900Open Date: 04/27/2010

Battle Creek Farmers Coop
229 N Broadway Street
Bloomfield, NE 68718
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: Po Box 10, Battle Creek, NE 68715

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/28/2010
Emphasis: L:Grain, N:DustexplClose Case:09/17/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100052240    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 3 3 6
Initial Penalty $26,000 $26,000
Current Penalty $19,000 $500 $19,500
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100272 E02 07/02/2010 07/20/2010 $500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 G04 07/02/2010 09/07/2010 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100272 H01 07/02/2010 07/27/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100272 H02 I 07/02/2010 07/20/2010 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -
  5. 02001 Other 19040029 B01 07/02/2010 07/20/2010 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02002 Other 19040032 B02 07/02/2010 07/20/2010 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200053676Event: 04/26/2010Employe Is Killed When Engulfed In Grain
At approximately 7:00 p.m. on April 26, 2010, Employee #1 was using a conveyor from a corn storage building (flat storage) to load grain (corn) into a truck. The storage building had a 500,000 bushel capacity. During the scheduled shift change, the replacement coworker could not find Employee #1. Emergency services were contacted to assist in locating Employee #1 and he was found engulfed, about 10 feet deep, in the grain near the conveyor.
Keywords: manual mat handling, ppe, asphyxiated, caught between, chest, grain, inexperience
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314054727 Fatality Asphyxia Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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