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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170384911 - Employee Killed By Descending Cement Bucket

Accident: 170384911 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/15/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12534781508/15/19973272Schuster'S Building Products Inc
At approximately 6:21 a.m. on September 15, 1997, Employee #1 was cleaning dried cement from a flying (or cement) bucket . The bucket was at a height of approximately 15 ft and was supported by bridge trolleys. Employee #1 asked his supervisor to rotate the bucket down. As it descended, Employee #1 was crushed between the bucket and an axle. He was killed.
Keywords: work rules, cleaning, caught between, crushed, concrete bucket, mech mat handling, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125347815 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Mixing and blending machine operators

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