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Accident: 829283 - Employee Killed In Oxygen Deficient Silo

Accident: 829283 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/29/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11505607911/03/19925083Brenton Agri System, Inc.

Employee #1 was working inside a safety cage in a Harvestore silo. He climbed out of the safety cage and entered the silo through another wall opening. Employee #1 then descended the ropes into the silo. He was overcome by the carbon dioxide rich, oxygen-deficient atmosphere and died.

Keywords: oxygen deficiency, asphyxiated, confined space, work rules, carbon dioxide, silo

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115056079 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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