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Accident: 201857422 - Employee Is Found Dead In Feed Bin

Accident: 201857422 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 08/19/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31129446608/20/20082048Tyson Foods, Inc.
On August 19, 2008, Employee #1, a brewer, a bin cleaner and receiver, submerged in corn, inside grain bin, Number 106, at Tyson Chicken Incorporation's feed mill. A search was initiated at approximately 8:30 p.m. At approximately 9:00 p.m. employees reportedly attempted to rescue Employee #1. Extraction of Employee #1's body was achieved by the outside vacuum truck company and the volunteer firefighters, as well as a rescue service at approximately 2:00 a.m. on August 20, 2008.
Keywords: asphyxiated, corn, grain bin, silo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311294466 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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