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Accident: 110816.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed In Asphalt Slat Conveyor Chu

Accident: 110816.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 11/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358968.01511/08/2018Western Engineering Co., Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on November 7, 2018, Employee #1 was working at an asphalt producti on plant and preparing to take the temperature of asphalt entering the slat conv eyor chute from a mixing drum with a shovel and a metal bucket. Employee #1 rea ched in to the open feed chute of a chain driven asphalt drag/slat conveyor, lik ely to retrieve a dropped sample bucket. Employee #1 was pulled by his arm into the unguarded drag/slat conveyor. He was also almost completely covered with hot asphalt. The employee was killed from head and torso crushing injuries along wi th severe burns from hot asphalt.
Keywords: arm, asphalt, burn, conveyor, crushing, head, torso, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1358968.015 28 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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