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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14438931 - Employee Killed When Cut By Grain Auger

Accident: 14438931 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 07/10/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10729969507/11/19902411Croman Corporation
On May 15, 1990, Employee #1 was setting up a grain sweep auger in a flat grain bin when he fell into the auger blade. He cut his femoral artery and bled to death. The auger blade was not guarded and procedures were not in place to guard by location.
Keywords: loss of blood, work rules, laceration, auger, fall, artery, set up, grain bin, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107299695 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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