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Accident: 170111371 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Auger In Sand Hopper

Accident: 170111371 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 03/24/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11630140903/24/19970171Morse Brothers, Incorporated
At 10:04 a.m. on March 24, 1997, Employee #1 reached inside a sand hopper, possibly to free a frozen ball of sand. The rotating agitator caught the left sleeve of his jacket, pulling him into the hopper. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: clothing, agriculture, work rules, caught by, crushed, auger, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116301409 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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