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Accident: 200514164 - Employee Is Suffocated When Pile Of Animal Feed Collapses

Accident: 200514164 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 06/11/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31021819306/12/20062048Endres Processing, Llc
On June 11, 2006, Employee #1 was in a feed storage room. He was attempting to break open a bridge of feed over a grate in the floor while standing on the feed above the grate. When the bridge broke, the pile of feed collapsed, dropping Employee #1 into the void. He was engulfed by the animal feed, and he was suffocated.
Keywords: collapse, suffocated, grating, feed mill, flowing material, floor opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310218193 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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