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Accident: 763482 - Employee Killed When Engulfed In Shelled Corn

Accident: 763482 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 06/05/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12052948206/07/19955153Weakley County Grain Company
Employee #1 entered a grain bin to dislodge shelled corn that was built up against the side of the bin wall. The corn fell and engulfed him. He suffocated to death.
Keywords: asphyxiated, suffocated, work rules, corn, flowing material, elderly, buried, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120529482 Fatality Asphyxia Graders and sorters, agricultural products

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