Accident Report Detail
Accident: 132336.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Pulled Into Air Compressor
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1509756.015||01/12/2021||Ics Distribution, Llc|
At 8:55 a.m. on January 12, 2021, an employee was observing pressure and functio n testing of an 5C2 air compressor being conducted by Coworker #1, Coworker #2 a nd Coworker #3. Coworker #1 locked out the 4160 volt energy source for the comp ressor. Once pretest and warm up tasks were completed, Coworker #1 removed his l ock and Coworker #1, Coworker #2 and Coworker #3 started up the compressor at t he control panel. The employee walked past the inlet and his body was pulled int o the compressor. Coworker #1 hit the emergency stop shutting down the compresso r, pulled the employee from the machine and began CPR. Coworker #2 and Coworker #3 called for help. Emergency Medical Services arrived and administered emergenc y care but the employee died at the scene.
|1||1509756.015||63||M||Fatality||Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.|