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Accident: 134413.015 - Employee Is Killed By Electrocution When Auger Boom Contacts

Accident: 134413.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 03/24/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1522355.01503/26/2021Crystal Feed Mills Inc
At 9:05 a.m. on March 24, 2021, an employee extended a hydraulic auger boom from the rear of an auger feed truck in preparation to deliver livestock feed into t he top of a 20 foot high silo. The auger boom contacted 7,200 volt power lines l ocated near the silo, electrocuting the employee and killing him.
Keywords: agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, auger, boom truck, burn, clearance, electric shock, electrocuted, feed mill, line clearance, material handling, shock, silo, truck boom, truck driver, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1522355.015 52 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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