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Accident: 200452688 - Worker Is Asphyxiated In Fall Into Trailer Of Cotton Seed

Accident: 200452688 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 07/29/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31454079007/30/20104213Mcdonald Trucking, Llc
On July 29, 2010, a newly-hired driver was unloading a trailer of raw cotton seed at a feed mill in Montgomery, AL. He was using an air wand to unclog the cotton seed, when he fell over the guardrails of the catwalk into the bin of the trailer that he was unloading. He died of asphyxiation. A CSHO's investigation determined that a lack of effective hazard training for the driver was a present and contributing causal factor. The companies involved were cited for failure to train employees effectively prior to their working in a grain handling facility.
Keywords: asphyxiated, guardrail, suffocated, agriculture, trailer truck, inexperience, air line, untrained, cotton, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314540790 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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