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Accident: 14427132 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Mixer And Frame

Accident: 14427132 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 01/15/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10159669001/20/19873272Concrete Casting Co.
Employee #1 and a coworker were using for the first time a modified 6 1/2 yard Challenge cement mixer, powered by a Chrysler motor, that had been removed from its truck chassis. They were mixing 2 cubic yards of concrete when the motor stopped running. While the motor was being repaired, a small amount of concrete in the mixer hardened. The inspection hole cover from the mixer was removed and Employee #1 looked inside, directing his coworker to rotate the drum. It rotated too far and Employee #1 was killed when he became caught between the drum and the frame of the mixer.
Keywords: repair, work rules, concrete mixer, lockout, caught between, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101596690 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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