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Accident: 112160.015 - Employee Is Struck By And Pinned In Compensator And Is Kille

Accident: 112160.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 12/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368468.01512/27/2018Fluvitex Usa, Inc.
At 7:45 p.m. on December 26, 2018, an employee and coworker turned off a compens ator when it became jammed with some cloth. The employee was seen by other cowo rkers with his upper body and leg in the compensator cutting the jammed fabric. The fabric ripped from the machine and the employee was caught inside the compe nsator when the middle weighted bar fell and pinned him. The employee was trans ported to the hospital by emergency personnel and was later pronounced dead from blunt force trauma to the front and back of his head.
Keywords: jammed, pinned, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1368468.015 25 M Fatality

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