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Accident: 131808.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Auger

Accident: 131808.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 12/15/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1507123.01512/17/2020Michigan Sugar Company
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on September 12, 2014, an employee was exiting the di ffusion tower through the north scroll. The employee fell through an unguarded c hute opening on the floor of the north scroll and into Press #2. The employee w as crushed between the screw augers of Press #2. The employee was killed.
Keywords: auger, caught between, crushed, fall, struck by, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1507123.015 53 M Fatality

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