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Accident: 998401 - Employee Killed By Falling Conveyor

Accident: 998401 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 12/06/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11163481212/07/19905153Mischel Grain And Seed Company
Employee #1 was working on a custom made traveling conveyor. He turned the drive motor on and apparently was trying to shut it off when the conveyor pushed out the loading dock door and went over the edge, pinning him underneath. Employee #1 was killed instantly. No lockout or tagout was in effect.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, lockout, conveyor, falling object, loading dock, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111634812 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, related agricultural occupations

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