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Accident: 908129 - Employee Caught And Killed In Auger

Accident: 908129 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/21/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11566648908/22/19915091Bonnoitts Feed & Seed, Inc.
Employee #1 was sweeping excess grain into an auger hole. The hole was 18 in. by 12 in. by 14 in. deep and had a 9 in. diameter auger blade that was 7 in. to the edge of the floor. Employee #1 fell into the auger hole and was pulled in up to his groin. He later died due to shock and loss of blood.
Keywords: rotating parts, shock, loss of blood, grain, cleaning, caught by, auger, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115666489 Fatality Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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