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Accident: 100200.015 - Employee Is Killed When Hoodie Is Caught By Fiber Reclaim Ma

Accident: 100200.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272106.01510/23/20173714106668 - Autoneum North America Incorporated
On October 21, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that manufactured motor vehicle parts. The company manufactured textiles used for noise control and ther mal insulation. The employee was working with a Feilong line reclaim machine or pre-opener reclaim machine. An area of the machine allowed material fibers to es cape and spray or fall into a surrounding area. The perimeter of the machine was guarded by a yellow painted fencing system. The employee entered the space encl osed by the perimeter to cover the area where the fibers escaped. She accessed t he back of the machine through an interlocked door. As she was in the space past the interlocked door, she reached over to grab a fiber pad to cover the open sp ace. She was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie, that was very large and loo se-fitting. Her hoodie became entangled in a still rapidly moving belt and spinn ing pulley on the machine. The injuries she sustained were so extensive that she was killed.
Keywords: access/egress, belt, caught by, clothing, interlock, machine guarding, pulley, rotating parts, textile production, thermal insulation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1272106.015 44 F Fatality Occupation not reported

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