Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 69775.015 - Employee Is Engulfed In Corn Grain And Killed.
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1016260.015||01/05/2015||111199||J.D. Heiskell & Co.|
Abstract: At 1:30pm on January 4, 2015, Employee #1 was working to move grain between two different holding areas by use of an underground auger system, in order to prepa re grain for processing . In an employee interview, another coworker indicated t hat Employee #1 walked on the top of the grain, while the auger was running. The auger running caused the grain to move and pull Employee #1 down into the grain . The coworker who was nearby at the time heard a cry for help from the barn. E mployee #1 was engulfed in the grain before the coworker was able to turn the au ger off. Employee #1 was killed by asphyxiation and suffocation.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1016260.015||22||M||Fatality||Laborers, except construction|