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Inspection: 315306555 - Live Oaks Planting Company, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 315306555Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 01/20/2012

Live Oaks Planting Company, Llc
23939 County Rd. 523
Schlater, MS 38952
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0116/Soybeans
NAICS: 111110/Soybean Farming

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:01/20/2012
Close Case:07/12/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101365765    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $27,700 $27,700
Current Penalty $13,800 $13,800
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $7,000 $4,200 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $5,000 $4,200 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003A Serious 19100272 G01 II 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $4,900 $4,900 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01003B Serious 19100272 G01 IV 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01004 Serious 19100272 G02 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $4,200 $4,200 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 6. 01005 Serious 19100272 G03 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $4,200 $4,200 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 7. 01006 Serious 19100272 G04 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $4,200 $4,200 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01007A Serious 19101200 E01 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $1,800 $1,800 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 01007B Serious 19101200 F05 I 05/30/2012 06/04/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 01007C Serious 19101200 F05 II 05/30/2012 06/04/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 01007D Serious 19101200 G01 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 01007E Serious 19101200 H01 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 02001 Other 19040029 A 05/30/2012 06/25/2012 $0 $0 $0 06/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201363793Event: 01/19/2012Employee Is Killed When Buried Under Soybeans
On January 19, 2012, Employee #1 was working in a 60,000 bushel soybean silo. The soybeans were being removed and loaded into a tractor trailer for transport to a barge on the river. About 20,000 bushels of soybeans were left in the silo when the employee entered the top of the silo. The soybeans had stopped flowing out of the bottom of the silo. Employee #1 was using compressed air from inside of the silo and on top of the soybeans to get the soybeans flowing out of the bottom of the silo. A conveyor was operating at the bottom of the silo. The soybeans underneath the employee collapsed, and Employee #1 was buried in the soybeans. The employee died.
Keywords: soybeans, silo, tractor trailer, conveyor, buried
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315306555 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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