Occupational
& Environmental
Medicine
College of Human Medicine

Asphyxiation

CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 241 18-year-old and 17-year-old Hispanic male farm hands were asphyxiated in a 3000 gallon polyethylene feed tank contained fermented feed material.
Case 294 18-year-old farm hand died when he was engulfed in corn in a 20-foot wide by 64-foot high poured concrete silo.