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Accident: 111267.015 - Employee Is Killed When A Hopper Collapses

Accident: 111267.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 11/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362062.01511/26/2018Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.
At 1:40 p.m. on November 26, 2018, Employee #1, machine operator, was unloading sand from a barge into a hopper to be distributed via a conveyor to areas throug hout the plant. While doing so the hopper became clogged with sand. Employee #1 was attempting to clear the jam from the hopper when the hopper structure collap sed pinning Employee #1 under the structure. Employee #1 was fatality injured f rom the support beam that stuck and pinned Employee #1 to the ground. Employee #1 was pronounced on site by the County Medical Examiner.
Keywords: collapse, crushed, hopper, jammed, sand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362062.015 30 M Fatality Operating engineers

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