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Accident: 14384358 - Three Employees Buried And Asphyxiated By Sand In Silo

Accident: 14384358 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 03/07/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10166875403/07/19873321Grede Foundries Inc., Reedsburg Division
AT APPROXIMATELY 5:30 AM ON SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1987, THREE EMPLOYEES WERE ASPHYXIATED WHILE CLEANING THE SIDES OF A HERMAN LINE SAND SILO. SAND LET LOOSE FROM THE SIDES OF THE SILO AND COMPLETELY BURIED THEM.
Keywords: sand silo, asphyxiated, sand, suffocated, work rules, flowing material, bridged material
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101668754 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 101668754 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 101668754 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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