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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14545842 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Turbo Unit And Cylinder

Accident: 14545842 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 02/26/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11011706603/04/19913325Denver Thomas, Inc.

Employee #1 was performing maintenance on a turbo unit of a sand mixer. He disconnected the air cylinder rod from the gate on the turbo unit and pushed the rod back into the cylinder. When he loosened a bolt on the turbo cover, he triggered a microswitch to close the gate. The rod moved forward, pinning Employee #1 between the turbo and cylinder. He was killed.

Keywords: maintenance, cylinder, pinned, work rules, mixer, lockout

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110117066 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Machinery maintenance occupations

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