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Accident: 14502934 - Employee Dies Of Asphyxia Caught Between Control And Ceiling

Accident: 14502934 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/29/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10602728703/30/19893523Sunflower Mfg. Co., Inc.

Employee #1 was shot blasting metal in the shot blast room. He was working on a job-made hydraulically-operated work platform when he apparently accidentally engaged the operating handle to the lift mode. His neck and head were caught between the handle and the ceiling. Employee #1 died of asphyxiation.

Keywords: head, asphyxiated, control lever, caught between, neck, work platform

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106027287 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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