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Accident: 817577 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Pieces Of Machinery

Accident: 817577 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 05/01/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12317594505/01/19933353United Aluminum Corporation

Employee #1 was setting up the knives and buffers on an aluminum slitter. He had completed this task and was lowering a cascade roll into position when he noticed something wrong with the buffers. In attempting to correct the condition he was caught between the descending roll and a stationary support, and was killed. The force exerted by the roll was 1,070 lb.

Keywords: abdomen, work rules, caught between, crushed, set up, slitter

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123175945 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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