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Accident: 202085726 - Employee Engulfed In Grain

Accident: 202085726 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 05/19/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30345803805/22/20002048Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-Op
On May 19, 2000, an employee was loading corn into a semi-truck from a grain elevator when he disappeared. His absence was noticed when the grain stopped flowing into the truck bed. Other employees at the site searched for the missing employee and found him inside the grain bin engulfed by the grain. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner.
Keywords: asphyxiated, grain, corn, grain elevator, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303458038 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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