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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14513725 - Employee Suffocated From Sawdust

Accident: 14513725 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 09/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10116801109/14/19873949Vulcan Corporation

An employee was raking sawdust onto a conveyor that was located inside the sawdust fuel bin. A wall of caked-on saw dust fell on the employee, causing him to collapse and suffocate.

Keywords: sawdust, asphyxiated, dust, collapse, suffocated, inhalation

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101168011 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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