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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 630566 - Louis Dreyfus Canada Ltd

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 630566Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 10/30/1987

Louis Dreyfus Canada Ltd
Pier 2 Port Covington
Baltimore, MD 21230
Union Status: Union
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
Mailing: 24 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stanford, CO 21230

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/24/1987
Close Case:04/12/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
Current Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $560 $560 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100023 C01 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $480 $480 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100132 A 12/11/1987 12/14/1987 $560 $560 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14327894Event: 10/30/1987Employee Dies Of Suffocation After Fall Into Grain
Employee #1 entered a scale bin in a grain elevator to clear a grain blockage by probing a distributor below the bin. When the distributor was rotated to another chute Employee #1 fell into the distributor. He suffocated in the fine, powdery grain and died.
Keywords: maintenance, suffocated, grain, work rules, clogged, flowing material, fall, grain elevator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 630566 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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