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Accident: 201352655 - Employee Falls Death In Auger Machine And Is Killed

Accident: 201352655 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 11/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30675424312/01/20042499K & B Landscape Supplies, Inc.
On November 30, 2004, an Employee was using a front end loader to place mulch into the hopper of a dye machine. The dye machine was a Marion Mixer, Model Number CPC-44240, Continuous Serial No. B40021. The mulch was moved into the dye machine by an auger. The Employee was placing mulch in the hopper, when he noticed that the mulch was no longer moving. The employee climbed onto the dye machine to use a pitch fork to push the mulch further into the hopper. The employee fell into the hopper, becoming entangled in the blades of the auger. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: front end loader, guard, machine operator, mixer, grating, dye machine, fall, entangled, blade, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306754243 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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