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Accident: 200330884 - Employee Suffocated In Bin Auger

Accident: 200330884 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 02/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30420298902/08/20024221Chaffee/Lynchburg Elevator
On February 7, 2002, an employee of Chaffee/Lynchburg Elevator was attempting to dislodge bridged corn in a storage bin when the corn broke loose, engulfing the employee. The employee became entangled in the bin auger and died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, screw conveyor, corn, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304202989 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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