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Accident: 53466.015 - Employee Is Caught In Auger And Is Killed

Accident: 53466.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 10/10/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943386.01510/11/2013Big River Rice And Grain
At 2:00 p.m. on October 10, 2013, Employee #1 and a coworker entered a grain hopper to wash down residual soybeans from the wall of the hopper, using a water spraying device. The employee slid down the converging walls of the hopper and got his foot caught in an auger that was energized to receive the residual grain. The auger pulled the employee's leg off. He bled to death before medical assistance arrived.
Keywords: caught in, hopper, lockout, amputation, leg, hemorrhage, auger, confined space, grain, agriculture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943386.015 37 M Fatality Amputation Operating engineers

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