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Accident: 79784.015 - Employee Is Struck In Neck And Killed By Arm On Mixer

Accident: 79784.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 09/18/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1094071.01509/23/2015S. Bollinger & Associates, Llc
At 3:00 p.m. on September 18, 2015, an employee was working for a commercial playground contractor. He was operating a batch mixer. He was mixing a batch of rubber compound to use as a playground base. He was positioned above and near an arm of the mixer. As he was dumping the mixture, he lost control of the arm. The arm struck him in the neck, and he sustained a fracture. He was hospitalized, and he later died.
Keywords: pouring, mech mat handling, neck, mixer, fracture, struck by, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1094071.015 56 M Fatality Fracture Construction Laborer

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