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Accident: 14402507 - Employee Suffocates When Engulfed By Cottonseed

Accident: 14402507 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 10/27/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10030784210/28/19882074Rio Grande Oil Mill
Employee #1 was working in a seedhouse when the cottonseed bridged over. He went under the bridged-over cottonseed to try to get the grain to flow into the tunnel. Employee #1 collapsed the bridged-over material onto himself. He suffocated.
Keywords: suffocated, grain, work rules, buried, grain dust, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100307842 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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