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Accident: 108574.015 - Multiple Toes Are Amputated In Grain Auger

Accident: 108574.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1341573.01508/24/2018Meyer Brothers, L.L.C.
At 12:00 a.m. on August 24, 2018, Employee #1 was offloading grain from a 225,000 bushel storage bin into a belly-dump style semi-trailer with a 13 inch diameter grain auger. While the coworkers were going to turn off the power take off shaft on an International brand tractor that was being used to power the grain auger, the employee's foot was pulled into the in-feed end of the unguarded grain auger. He sustained amputations of the toes on his right foot.
Keywords: toe, amputated, grain, auger, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1341573.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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