ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W30.3

Contact with grain storage elevator

Diagnosis Code W30.3

ICD-10: W30.3
Short Description: Contact with grain storage elevator
Long Description: Contact with grain storage elevator
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W30.3

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality
    • Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces (W20-W49)
      • Contact with agricultural machinery (W30)

Information for Patients

Farm Health and Safety

You might think of farms as peaceful settings. Actually, farming is one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Farms have many health and safety hazards, including

  • Chemicals and pesticides
  • Machinery, tools and equipment that can be dangerous
  • Hazardous areas, such as grain bins, silos and wells
  • Livestock that can spread diseases or cause injuries

Farming injuries are very common. Physical labor and accidents can cause injuries.

Most farm accidents involve machinery. Proper machine inspection and maintenance can help prevent accidents. Using safety gloves, goggles and other protective equipment can also reduce accidents.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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