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Accident: 14521736 - Employee Killed When He Fell From From Spout Of Grain Bin

Accident: 14521736 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 03/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10348609803/08/19915153New Holland Grain Co.
ON MARCH 7, 1991 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:50 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO REPAIR A HOLE IN A GRAIN ELEVATOR BEAN SPOUT. THE SPOUT RAN FROM THE BUCKET LEG TO THE OVERHEAD STORAGE BIN. EMPLOYEE #1 CLIMBED THE BUCKET LEG TO APPROXIMATELY 115 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND, THEN ATTEMPTED TO SLIDE DOWN THE 10 TO 12 FOOT LONG SPOUT TO REACH THE HOLE. HE LOST HIS GRIP AND SLID OFF THE PIPE, FALLING 65 FEET TO HIS DEATH.
Keywords: repair, work rules, fall, fall protection, grain elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103486098 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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