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Accident: 14209423 - Employee Dies After Fall From Grain Elevator

Accident: 14209423 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/17/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10825541507/18/19912037Smith Frozen Foods Inc
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on July 17, 1991, Employee #1, of Smith Frozen Foods, Inc., suffered fatal injuries from a 69 1/2 ft fall to concrete while cleaning the top floor of a grain elevator. Evidence indicates that he was using compressed air to blow dust from the floor through a 25 in. by 19 1/2 in. floor opening when he fell through the unguarded opening and landed in the empty bin.
Keywords: unguarded fl opening, cleaning, struck against, fall, floor opening, grain elevator, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108255415 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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