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Accident: 982280 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Concrete Mixer

Accident: 982280 -- Report ID: 0257260 -- Event Date: 03/05/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10808720603/07/19903271Terrassa Concrete Industry #2
On March 5, 1990, Employee #1, who was in charge of maintaining concrete mixer #2, was working with a coworker. The machine, a series 41 model 160, had to be cleaned at the end of each work shift. Employee #1 was standing at the edge of the superior part of the machine and was cleaning the residues with a small chipping hammer when he told his coworker to turn on the machine for a moment. When the machine was turned on, Employee #1 fell into the blades and was struck. He died of severe corporal trauma.
Keywords: work rules, cleaning, concrete mixer, lockout, fall, blade, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108087206 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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