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Accident: 14388375 - Employee Killed When Leg Amputated In Alfalfa Tank

Accident: 14388375 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/10/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10611867212/10/19922048Ohio Blenders Inc.
Employee #1 was attempting to enter an alfalfa tank when he slipped and stepped through the worn and corroded cover of a 12 in. screw conveyor. Employee #1 died after suffering traumatic leg amputation.
Keywords: amputated, cover, inadequate maint, screw conveyor, slip, equipment failure, corrosion, tank, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106118672 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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