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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120430368 - Worthington Grain And Feed, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 120430368Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 12/21/1992

Worthington Grain And Feed, Inc.
Polar Rd. N. Industrial Park
Worthington, MN 56187
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2048/Prepared Feed and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Except Dogs and Cats
Mailing: Rr. 3 Box 57a, Worthington, MN 56187

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/23/1992
Close Case:12/28/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 813006Event: 12/17/1992Employee Dies When Asphyxiated In Grain Tank
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on December 17, 1992, Employee #1 was monitoring the unloading system (two augers and the leg) for a grain tank. Employee #1 evidently climbed the exterior tank ladder, entered the tank through a top hatch, and was subsequently sucked into the grain. He died of asphyxiation.
Keywords: respiratory, asphyxiated, grain, work rules, flowing material, grain bin, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120430368 Fatality Asphyxia Farmers, except horticultural

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