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Accident: 200270668 - Employee Killed When Crushed In Grain Elevator Conveyor

Accident: 200270668 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 10/21/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30022043110/22/19992046Williams Bio Energy
Employee #1 was working in the draw belt area of a grain elevator when he became caught in the shear point created by the conveyor support, the conveyor lid, and the belt conveyor. He died of asphyxia. The shear point was not guarded, allowing workers to be exposed to the hazard created by the equipment.
Keywords: asphyxiated, work rules, belt conveyor, caught between, mech mat handling, grain elevator, conveyor belt, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300220431 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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