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Accident: 200750040 - Employee Killed When Engulfed In Cement Powder

Accident: 200750040 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 06/28/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12205496806/28/19963273Arrow Concrete Of Ohio, Inc
At approximately 12:00 noon on June 28, 1996, Employee #1 entered the Plant A, #3 storage silo, without donning the proper personal protective equipment. After he untied the rope around his waist, Employee #1 became engulfed in Portland cement, which was in the form of a powdered solid. He was killed.
Keywords: cement powder, dust, ppe, work rules, safety belt, caught by, flowing material, buried, silo
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122054968 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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