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Accident: 90668.015 - Employee Amputates Bottom Of Foot And Is Killed By Embolism

Accident: 90668.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 08/15/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1189245.01511/04/2016Risser Grain, Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on August 15, 2016, an employee was preparing to install the Sweep Augers on a corn silo. The employee stepped onto a 9-inch running floor auger a nd it scraped the bottom of his foot, amputating some skin. The employee suffere d a pulmonary embolism and died.
Keywords: amputation, blade, embolism, foot, grain elevator, lockout/tagout, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1189245.015 49 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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