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Accident: 59869.015 - Employee Is Entrapped In A Grain Silo And Killed

Accident: 59869.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/27/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
965533.01503/28/2014Southwest Georgia Ethanol, Llc

At 1:15 p.m. on March 27, 2014, an employee was cleaning out a grain storage sil o and he became entrapped with the sweep auger. The sweep auger lacerated the em ployee's main artery, amputated his right arm and he was killed.

Keywords: agriculture machinery/vehicle, amputation, arm, artery, caught in, grain bin, laceration, lockout/tagout, silo

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 965533.015 31 M Fatality

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