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Accident: 170193361 - Employee Crushed And Killed In Batch Mixer

Accident: 170193361 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/08/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11201410508/08/19913273Tru-Cast Concrete Products Inc
At approximately 4:10 p.m. on August. 8, 1991, Employee #1, of Tru-cast Concrete Products, Inc., Corona, CA, was assigned to clean a batch mixing machine on a raised platform in Department #31. When he entered the machine, the main switch and disconnect had not been locked out. A gust of wind blew the access door shut, energizing a switch on the access door that stops the machine when the door is opened. The mixing machine started and Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: high wind, work rules, cleaning, mixer, concrete mixer, lockout, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112014105 Fatality Other Mixing and blending machine operators

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