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Accident: 200260172 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Grain Bin

Accident: 200260172 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/25/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30173291307/28/19974213Bobby Chappell Company, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 25, 1997, Employee #1, a truck driver for Bobby Chappell Company, Inc., was delivering a load of feed into a 15 ft diameter by 35 ft tall grain storage bin. Employee #1 was parked beneath the second bin waiting for his truck to finish unloading when the superstructure supporting the bins collapsed. Both the beams and bins fell on Employee #1. He sustained multiple crushing injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene
Keywords: delivery work, collapse, unsecured, crushed, off loading, struck by, falling object, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301732913 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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