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Accident: 79774.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Machine'S Hydraulic Arm

Accident: 79774.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 09/21/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1094003.01509/21/2015Lee Masonry Products Inc

At 12:00 p.m. on September 21, 2015, an employee was working for a firm that man ufactured bricks and concrete blocks. He was straightening concrete blocks as th ey went into an overhead side feeder. He was leaning into an overhead side feede r, or "cuber" machine, when he was caught by the machine's hydraulic arm. It cru shed his upper torso and he was killed.

Keywords: caught by, crushed, hydraulic cylinder, hydraulic ram, mech mat handling, torso

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1094003.015 44 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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