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Accident: 980599 - Employee Died Of Asphyxia When Covered With Corn

Accident: 980599 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/07/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10860007303/08/19905153Snipe Mobile Feed Company
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 7, 1990, Employee #1 from the Snipe Mobile Feed Company, located on the rural Route Number Five near Rochester, Indiana, suffered fatal injuries. The accident happened when the Grain Bin Number 2 buried Employee #1 while he was attempting to free crusted corn on the sides. At the time of accident, Employee #1 was standing on the floor under the crusted corn, using a rod to free it. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, corn, buried, grain bin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108600073 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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