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Accident: 14419592 - Employee Buried And Suffocated By Grain

Accident: 14419592 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 03/08/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10932195003/09/19935153Bruning Grain & Feed
Employee #1 was using a portable auger apparatus to run grain from a pile inside a building to a floor auger to be loaded outside. The portable auger apparently became clogged. While Employee #1 was dislodging the grain, the grain pile approximately 25 ft overhead collapsed onto him, suffocating him to death.
Keywords: collapse, suffocated, grain, clogged, auger, bridged material, buried
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109321950 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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