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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14485874 - Employee Killed When Caught In Blades Of Concrete Mixer

Accident: 14485874 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 09/04/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10688414109/06/19903531821 Willardshire, Inc. Dba Brigham Redi Mix
Employee #1 apparently reached into the slowly rotating concrete mixing drum; when rotating clockwise the drum pulls material inward. The employee was reaching, possibly trying to retrieve his glasses, when he was caught by the curved fins of the concrete mixer. He died. Employee #1's glasses were found in the drum when employees cleaned it out. The curved fins of the mixing drum are sharp from the constant contact with the sand and gravel mixture and the turning action.
Keywords: rotating parts, work rules, caught by, concrete mixer, lockout, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106884141 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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