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Accident: 845610 - Employee Suffocates After Falling Into Sand Hopper

Accident: 845610 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 08/05/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12248408208/05/19943273C. Harvey Company Inc.
Apparently, Employee #1 entered a sand hopper to loosen bridged material. When the material collapsed, he fell into the hopper chute and suffocated.
Keywords: sand, collapse, suffocated, unsecured, flowing material, fall, bridged material, mech malfunction, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122484082 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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