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Accident: 201345725 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Into Grain Elevator

Accident: 201345725 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 06/22/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31402973706/22/20115153Golden Valley Inc.
Approximately 9:45 a.m. on June 22, 2011, Employee #1 was part of a two-man crew working on the East Elevator to clean the bin deck. Employee #2 directed Employee #1 to clean and sweep the floor on the bin deck level. Employee #2 was on the ground level in the office when he heard a clanking sound followed by yells for help. He went to the bind deck and found bin #10 open with a 19 inch diameter cover off to the side, and he heard Employee #1 approximately 70 feet below. Rescue attempts were not successful and Employee#1 died from his injuries.
Keywords: fall, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314029737 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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