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Accident: 200801843 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Auger Of Cement Truck

Accident: 200801843 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 09/06/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31076338809/06/20071442Sundby Sand And Gravel Company, Inc.
On September 6, 2010, an employee was making a visual assessment of a small mix from the platform located at the front of the cement truck. As he was looking at the load, he slipped on the wet platform and fell forward into the discharge hopper and his head was caught between the auger within the barrel and the frame of the receiving hopper. The employee was killed. The platform was wet because the trucks are washed after receiving each load.
Keywords: concrete truck, slip, caught by, auger, motor vehicle, work surface, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310763388 Fatality Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, heavy

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