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Accident: 14343511 - Employee Killed By Exploding Wooden Cylinder

Accident: 14343511 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/16/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10900512403/23/19923089Hallmark Holdings, Inc. - Glit Division

Employee #1 was in a maintenance shop testing a prototype sanding-forming machine. The machine had a wooden cylinder that was rotated by a 3,450-rpm motor. Employee #1 was working on the cylinder when it exploded and struck him in the face. He died approximately 2 days later in the hospital.

Keywords: sanding machine, cylinder, explosion, struck by, face, forming machine

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109005124 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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