& Environmental
College of Human Medicine

Toxic Exposure

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 252 26-year-old farm hand was leveling corn inside of a 4-000-5000 bushel silo when he was found by his employer gasping for breath
Case 407 17-year-old farm hand at a hog-raising operation died from asphyxiation due to inhalation of the byproducts of incomplete combustion of a propane-powered pressure washer.
Case 414 23-year-old laborer was overcome and drowned when he entered a 10,500 gallon molasses tank to reposition a drain pipe.
Case 428 55-year-old dairy farmer died when he lost consciousness and drowned in liquid manure in a manure pit.