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Accident: 200532919 - Employee Is Killed When Trapped In Grain Elevator

Accident: 200532919 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/19/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31307139103/20/20095153Heartland Co-Op
On March 19, 2009, Employee #1 was working alone in the basement of a grain elevator and was found unresponsive. He was trapped between a moving grain belt conveyor and a conveyor crossover walkway. The conveyor belt was 21.5-in. above the floor. The space between the belt and the cross over platform was approximately 10-in. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught by, caught between, struck by, grain elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313071391 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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