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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 hop per to wash down residual soybeans from the wall of the hopper, using a water sp raying 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. T he auger pulled the employee's leg off. He bled to death before medical assistan ce arrived.
Keywords: agriculture, amputation, auger, caught in, confined space, grain, hemorrhage, hopper, leg, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943386.015 37 M Fatality Operating engineers

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