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Accident: 14403034 - Employee'S Leg Amputated In Fall Into Auger

Accident: 14403034 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 02/01/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10743129802/01/19935153Joseph Trucking Dba Wood-Hi Grain Inc.
Employee #1 was in a grain storage warehouse and was exposed to an 8 in. auger in a floor channel with a section of the grate lying beside the channel. The employee slipped on this grate and fell into the rotating auger. His right leg was amputated above the knee.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, warehouse, slip, grating, auger, fall, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107431298 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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