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Accident: 200712461 - Employee Caught In Floor Auger

Accident: 200712461 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/05/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30864601704/06/20054213Saginaw Flakes Trucking, Lp
On April 5, 2005, Employee #1, a truck driver with Saginaw Flakes Trucking, Inc., was loading his truck with fine-ground corn. The corn was bridging inside compartment 5 of tank B-5. He decided to go into the tank and started kicking the fine-ground corn so that it would fall down into the floor auger. The employee apparently stepped into an opening of the floor auger, and the auger took him down. Employee #1 freed himself after losing his boot and was found out of the auger, dead on the ground, face up.
Keywords: grain, caught by, auger, floor opening, foot, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308646017 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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