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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315041459 - Tyson Foods, Inc. Nashville Feed Mill

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 315041459Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 12/10/2010

Tyson Foods, Inc. Nashville Feed Mill
520 Mission Drive
Nashville, AR 71852
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2048/Prepared Feed and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Except Dogs and Cats
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing
Mailing: Attn: Chris Mitchell 2200 Don Tyson Pkwy (Cpoo4), Springdale, AR 72764

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/06/2011
Emphasis: L:Grain, N:Svep, S:Struck-ByClose Case:10/16/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $70,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 06/01/2011 06/06/2011 $7,000 $70,000 $0 06/21/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200264059Event: 12/09/2010Employee Is Killed When Grain Silo Collapses
On December 9, 2010, Employee #1 was working inside the boiler room of a feed mill. The boiler room was situated between a 40-ft by 120-ft concrete corn silo and the feed mill. The grain silo was filled to capacity with 9.2 million pounds of corn. Employee #1 became trapped inside the boiler room when the silo collapsed. The boiler room was partially crushed from falling rubble, and he was engulfed by the loose corn. Employee #1 died from asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, collapse, confined space, agriculture, crushed, grain bin, silo
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315041459 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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