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Accident: 14347694 - Employee Killed When Struck By Moving Hydraulic Cylinder

Accident: 14347694 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123371605/20/19873312Gulf States Steel Corp.

Employee #1 was welding a table support when the machine behind him was activated during maintenance adjustment work. The hydraulic cylinder moved horizontally, striking Employee #1 in the back. He died of massive chest trauma.

Keywords: chest, maintenance, work rules, hydraulic cylinder, lockout, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101233716 Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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