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Accident: 82919.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Grain Elevator

Accident: 82919.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 02/09/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1124224.01502/10/2016Western Producers Cooperative
At 4:30 p.m. on February 9, 2016, an employee was unjamming blockage in a grain chute leading to an elevator leg. The employee somehow entered the grain chute leading to the elevator leg and slid head first down the chute into the operating leg. The operating elevator leg buckets struck employee in the head and decapitated him.
Keywords: access/egress, amputation, grain elevator, caught in, conveyor, agriculture, decapitated, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1124224.015 51 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Farm equipment mechanics

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