Alert 19-01 Cement Unit Agitator Severs Fingers
The Cementer and his Supervisor were washing down the cement unit after a 1st stage cement job. The Cementer had his hand in the sampling outlet on the mini batch tank with the agitator running. Dried cement on the upper agitator flange severed 3 of the Cementer’s fingers on his left hand. The incident investigation is in progress.