Accident Report Detail
Accident: 70160.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Hydraulic Ram Of Bander.
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1020611.015||01/24/2015||Gilman 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.