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Accident: 104291.015 - Employee'S Head Is Crushed By Horizontal Printing Press And

Accident: 104291.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 03/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1304388.01503/23/2018Vforge, Inc.
At 1:25 p.m. on March 23, 2018, an employee and coworker were completing a die change on an IDRA SSM printing press without following a LOTO procedure. The employee's head and neck were between or near the platens when the horizontal forge activated and he was crushed during either the extend or retract stroke of the 400 ton press, killing him.
Keywords: printing press, crushed, head, neck, lockout/tagout, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1304388.015 31 M Fatality Other Forging machine operators

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