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Accident: 170245567 - Employee Killed When Suffocated In Grain Feed Bin

Accident: 170245567 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 10/03/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11144454310/03/19900241Diamond-M Farms Inc
Employee #1 went into the feed bin to dislodge feed grain that was stuck to the bin's walls. After dislodging the grain, Employee #1 either slipped or fell into the bin and was dragged by the grain's flow under the grain and out the opening at the bottom of the bin. Employee #1 suffocated under the grain and died.
Keywords: suffocated, agriculture, stuck, slip, flowing material, fall, bridged material, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111444543 Fatality Asphyxia Farm workers

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