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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201792157 - Employee #1 Pushed Into A Pit By Outrigger

Accident: 201792157 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/27/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12612917005/27/19994941Metropolitan Water District Of Southern California

At approximately 10:15 a.m. on May 27, 1999, Employee #1 was completing the final cut when he apparently got swept by the outrigger, pushed into the pit, and wedged between the outriggers and the machine column. Employee #1's cries for help were immediately answered by coworkers working in the vicinity. The paramedics airlifted Employee #1 to Cedar-Sinai Hospital, where he later died from his injuries while in surgery.

Keywords: die, lathe, outrigger, column, caught between, pit

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126129170 Fatality Other Lathe and turning machine operators

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