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Accident: 14418065 - Employee Killed When Engulfed By Grain

Accident: 14418065 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 12/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11600165212/19/19955153Cargill, Inc.
Employee #1 and a coworker were using an underground conveyor system to remove grain from an outside storage pile. The grain became clogged in the dump and as Employee #1 and the coworker attempted to clear the clog, Employee #1 became caught in the grain. He was engulfed and killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, suffocated, grain, clogged, flowing material, conveyor, buried, storage area
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116001652 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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