Inspection: 311294466 - Tyson Foods, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky
Nr: 311294466Report ID:0452110Open Date: 08/20/2008
Tyson Foods, Inc.
1791 Us Hwy 41 N
Sebree, KY 42455
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2048/Prepared Feed and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Except Dogs and Cats
NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing
Mailing: 14660 Us Hwy 41 S, Robards, KY 42452
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:HealthClose Conference:12/17/2008
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:02/11/2009
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102498250    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201857422Event: 08/19/2008Employee Is Found Dead In Feed Bin
On August 19, 2008, Employee #1, a brewer, a bin cleaner and receiver, submerged in corn, inside grain bin, Number 106, at Tyson Chicken Incorporation's feed mill. A search was initiated at approximately 8:30 p.m. At approximately 9:00 p.m. employees reportedly attempted to rescue Employee #1. Extraction of Employee #1's body was achieved by the outside vacuum truck company and the volunteer firefighters, as well as a rescue service at approximately 2:00 a.m. on August 20, 2008.
Keywords: silo, asphyxiated, corn, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311294466 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec