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Inspection: 315826115 - Jl Cattle

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 315826115Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 07/25/2011

Jl Cattle
1983 240th
Inwood, IA 51240
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0211/Beef Cattle Feedlots
NAICS: 112112/Cattle Feedlots
Mailing: 1983 240th St, Inwood, IA 51240

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2011
Emphasis: S:Fatality CatastropheClose Case:12/12/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100522432    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $6,000
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $6,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19280057 A06 09/16/2011 11/02/2011 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19280057 A06 II 09/16/2011 11/02/2011 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19280057 A06 IV 09/16/2011 11/02/2011 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19040039 A 09/16/2011 09/21/2011 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200534444Event: 07/20/2011Employee Crushed By Loader
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 20, 2011 Employee #1 and a coworker were working on a cattle shed sliding door system. The overhead track was in need of repair. The coworker n the sliding door on the ground and Employee #1 was trying to get a birds nest out of the track. Employee #1 was lifted in the bucket in place of a ladder to reach the verhead track. The wheel loader had rolled into a shallow rut or depression making it difficult for Employee #1 to reach the overhead track. When the coworker released the brake, the equipment must have been in gear and lurched forward. To quickly stop the equipment from moving, the coworker stomped on the brake, but was confused and stomped on the gas pedal. Employee #1 was crushed between the bucket and the header of the cattle shed, then thrown from the bucket hitting his head on vertical member of a concrete feeding trough and finally landing approximately 50 ft in front of the wheel loader. Employee #1 never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Keywords: crushed, fall, loader, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315826115 Fatality Concussion Farm workers

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