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Inspection: 314101619 - Precision Ag Service, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 314101619Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 03/19/2010

Precision Ag Service, Llc
910 Townsend Drive
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/26/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/06/2010
Emphasis: L:Grain

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100265487    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 1 5
Current Violations 4 1 5
Initial Penalty $4,125 $1,500 $5,625
Current Penalty $2,475 $900 $3,375
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100146 C01 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $450 $750 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $225 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19100272 G01 I 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $900 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100272 G01 III 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004A Serious 19100272 G02 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $900 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004B Serious 19100272 G03 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01004C Serious 19100272 G04 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Other 19040039 A 04/28/2010 06/08/2010 $900 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200263820Event: 03/17/2010Employee Is Covered With Corn And Dies Of Aphyxiation
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on March 17, 2010, Employee #1, a supervisor, could n ot be found by Coworker #1. Coworker #1 was looking for Employee #1 to inform hi m that she was leaving for the day. Coworker #1 found a grain bin with a man hol e open and a light on the inside. Coworker #2 asked Coworker #1 to turn off the conveying system under the grain bin. Coworker #1 shut off the conveying system and continued to look for the employee. After not being able to find the employe e, Coworker #1 called for emergency assistance. The fire rescue arrived and foun d the employee, at approximately 8:17 p.m., covered by approximately 4 to 6 ft o f corn. The employee's legs were in the middle gate at the bottom of the grain b in. Employee #1 died from asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, grain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314101619 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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