Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 642694 - Employee Dies When Suffocated By Grain

Accident: 642694 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 09/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10154618209/08/19952048Matteson Feed, Inc.
Employee #1 entered a grain car from the bottom to remove a fine particle sweetener grain called Harony from the walls. As he was hoeing the side walls of the car, surrounding grain cascaded on him, suffocating him to death. There was no fall protection, harness, lanyard, etc., and no witnesses.
Keywords: suffocated, unsecured, grain, work rules, cleaning, flowing material, lanyard, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101546182 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.