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Accident: 201330818 - Employee Dies After Being Crushed By Flywheel

Accident: 201330818 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 02/04/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30853011202/10/20053444Blackstone Business Enterprises, Inc.

On February 4, 2005, Employee #1, of Blackstone Business Enterprises, Inc., was performing maintenance on a press brake. He was changing its flywheel. The 640-pound flywheel slipped off the spindle, fell to the floor, and crushed the Employee #1's leg. He died five days later in the hospital due to complications related to the injury.

Keywords: maintenance, press brake, crushed, struck by, falling object, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308530112 Fatality Other Not specified mechanics and repairers

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