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Accident: 14350532 - Employee Killed When Mixer He Was Cleaning Was Energized

Accident: 14350532 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/22/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
118605508/28/19843271Johnston Concrete Products Co Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING A CONCRETE BLOCK MIXING MACHINE FROM THE INSIDE. THE MACHINE WAS A BESSIR 50 CUBIC FOOT MIXER, POWERED BY A 40-HORSEPOWER AC 480-VOLT MOTOR. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHEN EMPLOYEE #1 ENTERED THE MIXER WITHOUT DE-ENERGIZING IT AND LOCKING OUT THE POWER. WHILE HE WAS INSIDE, A FELLOW WORKER ENERGIZED THE MIXER WITHOUT REALIZING THAT EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INSIDE. EMPLOYEE #1'S FATAL INJURIES INCLUDED CUTS TO VARIOUS PARTS OF HIS BODY AND MULTIPLE AMPUTATIONS.
Keywords: amputated, cleaning, mixer, concrete mixer, lockout, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1186055 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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