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Accident: 200553626 - Two Employees Are Engulfed In Corn And One Dies

Accident: 200553626 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 11/10/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30759773211/12/20045153Dec Development Llc Dba Winnsboro Elevator
On November 10, 2004, five employees were inside a storage silo shoveling corn. As the crew worked, the corn engulfed two employees. One employee was freed, and the other died from asphyxia. The remaining three employees were unharmed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, storage bin, corn, manual mat handling, silo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307597732 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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