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Accident: 200531804 - Employee Asphyxiated When Buried After Fall Into Gravel Bin

Accident: 200531804 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/25/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31008824007/27/20071611Beck Excavating Inc.
On July 25, 2007, Employee #1 was cleaning out a gravel bin used for mixing sand and granite for a road project. He had climbed a ladder on the side of the bin when he fell in and was buried in the gravel. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, work rules, cleaning, construction, flowing material, fall, fall protection, buried, grain bin, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Other $50,000 to $250,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310088240 Fatality Asphyxia Excavating and loading machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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