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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14442362 - Employee Collapses In Feed Storage Structure And Later Dies

Accident: 14442362 -- Report ID: 0355122 -- Event Date: 09/07/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10567972410/05/19891542Virginia Harvestore Inc.
Employee #1 was repairing a forage unloader inside a feed storage structure when he collapsed. He was removed from the structure and taken to the hospital, where he died one week later. The cause of death was listed as lack of oxygen to the brain and multiple organ failure. The direct cause of the hypoxic event remains undetermined.
Keywords: oxygen deficiency, maintenance, unconsciousness, asphyxiated, repair, construction, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105679724 Fatality Asphyxia Not specified mechanics and repairers

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