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Accident: 362710147 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Concrete Discharge Chute

Accident: 362710147 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30025733408/01/19961771R L Ussery Inc
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 31, 1996, Employee #1 was directing the discharge chute at the rear of a concrete truck. The auxiliary bridge wheels of the truck settled down on the chute, causing the chute to swing over toward the doorway through which it was directed. Employee #1 became pinned between the chute and the doorway. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: concrete truck, unsecured, pinned, work rules, construction, caught between, crushed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 7 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300257334 Fatality Other Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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