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Accident: 201562840 - Employee'S Body Is Caught In Asphalt Machine, Dies

Accident: 201562840 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 11/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31588119311/27/20121611Diamond S Company

On November 27, 2012, Employee #1 was operating an asphalt-pulverizing machine. The employee's work clothing zipper was caught in the asphalt-pulverizing machine pulling his body into the squeeze point action of the machine. Employee #1 was amputated from the abdominal point of his body. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.

Keywords: clothing, abdomen, amputated, machine operator, caught by, point of operation, asphalt
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315881193 Fatality Amputation Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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