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Accident: 200261519 - Employee Fatally Asphyxiated In Corn Bin

Accident: 200261519 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 09/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30479758209/11/20012048Powell Feed Company Inc.
On September 10, 2001, Employee #1 entered a corn bin with a pole to free corn which had jammed an auger. A coworker checked on him 30 minutes later and observed the pole against the building. After poking corn for 30 minutes, the coworker started unloading the feed by guiding corn out of the bin through the side door, when he discovered the body of Employee #1.
Keywords: asphyxiated, corn, jammed, auger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304797582 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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