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Inspection: 315700476 - Cooperative Elevator Association

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 315700476Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 06/08/2011

Cooperative Elevator Association
811 Lobers Lane
Ocheyedan, IA 51354
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4221/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
NAICS: 493130/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 920 Main Street, Ocheyedan, IA 51354

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/09/2011
Emphasis: S:Fatality CatastropheClose Case:09/29/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100522366    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $11,200 $11,200
Current Penalty $11,200 $11,200
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100272 G01 II 09/09/2011 10/05/2011 $5,600 $5,600 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100272 G02 09/09/2011 10/05/2011 $5,600 $5,600 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200534287Event: 06/07/2011Grain Engulfs Worker Who Dies From Asphyxia
On June 8, 2011, Employee #1, a 37-year-old male supervisor with Cooperative Elevator Association came in to work early to start transferring grain from an outside storage pile to the storage facility. When his coworkers arrived at work they found Employee #1's truck at the facility and the equipment running. After a search, the coworkers found Employee #1 engulfed in the outside grain pile. Employee #1 died from asphyxia in the event.
Keywords: asphyxiated, agriculture, grain, grain elevator, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315700476 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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