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Accident: 79614.015 - Employee Crushed By Tons Of Wheat

Accident: 79614.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/16/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1092499.01509/16/2015Industrial Railroad Services Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on September 16, 2015, an employee working as part of a railroad repair team, was checking the level of newly laid rails on spurs in a Grain Handling facility. As the employee used a level to check the rail lines, an adjacent flat storage building being loaded with wheat collapsed and buried the employee in flowing grain. His other two co-workers were able to escape the collapse. The employee was killed and crushed by tons of wheat grain.
Keywords: buried, grain, crushed, collapse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1092499.015 22 M Fatality Asphyxia

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