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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 963718.015 - Prairie Ag Partners

Inspection Information - Office: Bismarck

Nr: 963718.015Report ID: 0830300Open Date: 03/18/2014

Prairie Ag Partners
101 Main Avenue Southnull
Lake Preston, SD 57249
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: P.O. Box 158null, Lake Preston, SD 57249

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/20/2014
Emphasis: N:Dustexpl, L:GrainClose Case:07/30/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident876678    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 8 1 2 2 13
Current Violations 6 1 1 4 12
Initial Penalty $40,040 $61,600 $18,480 $0 $0 $120,120
Current Penalty $42,000 $5,000 $7,000 $7,000 $0 $61,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $7,000 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100146 D05 I 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $3,500 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003A Other 19100219 D01 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $3,500 $3,850 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01003B Serious 19100219 E03 I 09/12/2014 09/22/2014 $0 $0 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01004 Serious 19100272 G01 III 09/12/2014 09/16/2014 $5,390 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19100272 G02 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $7,000 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 7. 01006A Serious 19100272 J01 09/12/2014 09/30/2014 $5,390 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 01006B Serious 19100272 J02 II 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $7,000 $0 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 01007 Serious 19100272 O01 09/12/2014 01/26/2016 $7,000 $3,850 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  10. 01008 Serious 19100307 C02 I 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $7,000 $5,390 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  11. 02001 Serious 19100272 G01 II 09/12/2014 07/26/2016 $7,000 $61,600 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  12. 03001 Repeat 19100023 A08 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $7,000 $7,700 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  13. 03002 Willful 19100146 E01 09/12/2014 07/30/2015 $5,000 $10,780 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  14. 04001 Other 19100134 D01 III 09/12/2014 10/26/2015 $0 $0 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement
  15. 04002 Other 19100272 M03 09/12/2014 09/22/2014 $0 $0 $0 10/06/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 59650.015Event: 03/15/2014Employee Is Asphyxiated In Grain Bin
At 11:15 a.m. on March 15, 2014, an employee entered a grain bin with a ci-worke r to clean the grain bin floor. The sweep auger and grain conveying system were running while the employees were in the bin. The employee walked up the grain pile approximately 10 feet in depth and with a piece of conduit, prodded down th rough the grain in an attempt to dislodge or unplug a clogged chute in the floor . With the conveyor running underneath the bin at the time, the chute was freed of its jam and the employee was sucked down into the grain. The employee's body was completely engulfed in the grain and he died from asphyxiation.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, asphyxiated, caught in, combustible dust, confined space, conveyor, grain elevator, lockout/tagout, toxic atmosphere
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 963718.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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