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Accident: 70160.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Hydraulic Ram Of Bander.

Accident: 70160.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 01/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020611.01501/24/2015Gilman Building Products, Llc

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 13, 2015, an employee was repairing a ban d feeding mechanism with pliers and a clamp on an Itipack Bander while standing on a pack of 4 by 4 wooden boards on the conveyor reaching over the hydraulic ra m. The employee was asphyxiated when the hydraulic ram became engaged when elec tric eye sensor was activated by movement in rear of Bander when a coworker atte mpted to assist the employee. The bander was not put in manual mode to disable t he upper level of the Bander and closed on the employees chest. The employee wa s crushed and killed.

Keywords: asphyxiated, conveyor, crushed, hydraulic lift, lockout, pinned

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1020611.015 25 M Fatality

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