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Accident: 78567.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught By Rotating Shaft

Accident: 78567.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/31/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1082433.01508/03/2015Claridge Products And Equipment, Inc.

At 4:30 p.m. on July 31, 2015, Employee #1 was placing aluminum material into a stretcher. The employee's pant leg got caught in the 130 foot rotating drive sha ft, that was rotating at 60 turns per minute. The pressure from the turning shaf t caused the caught pant leg to sever an artery, killing Employee #1.

Keywords: artery, caught by, clothing, leg, rotating shaft, severed

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1082433.015 59 M Fatality

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