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Accident: 131815.015 - Employee Is Killed Attempting To Unclog Manure Spreader Whil

Accident: 131815.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/14/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1507157.01512/17/2020Blough Dairy Inc
At 3:00 p.m. on December 14, 2020, an employee was attempting to unclog a Kuhn K night 8141 manure spreader equipped with a 20 ton hopper and twin auger. The emp loyee did not disconnect the equipment from the power source or attempt to shut it down prior to attempting the unclogging. The employee was caught by the auger s and was pulled into the manure spreader, causing massive trauma and killing hi m.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, auger, auger mechanism, caught by, caught in, confined space, crushed, cut, energized, engulfed, farm machinery, hopper, lockout, lockout/tagout, sawmill, traumatic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1507157.015 36 M Fatality Farm workers

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