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Accident: 200264422 - Employee Is Caught In Fertilizer Mixer, Later Dies

Accident: 200264422 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 03/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31622367603/30/20120711Frit Industries, Inc.
On March 29, 2012, Employee #1 was inside a fertilizer mixer observing prior work which had been performed in removal of soil compaction from the scraper arms. Unaware that Employee #1 was present inside the mixer, crew members started up the mixer. Employee #1's entire body became engulfed in raw material (micronutrient). Employee #1 was retrieved from the mixer by crew members, who administered CPR and transported Employee #1 to the hospital. Employee #1 died three (3) months following the accident from injuries received.
Keywords: unconsciousness, cpr, fertilizer mixing, caught by, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316223676 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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