Accident Report Detail
Accident: 594127 - Employee Killed In Explosion
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|17441528||09/20/1989||3524||Mtd Products, Inc.|
Two employees were cleaning Number 45 mechanical press prior to set-up. None of the controls were turned off. Employee #1 was in the point of operation, hammering on something when the piston of the air cylinder blew up. The pressure pad struck Employee #1 in the chest and head, knocking him approximately 5 ft into the air and out of the press. He died a short time later in the local hospital from the injuries he sustained.
|1||17441528||Fatality||Concussion||Occupation not reported|