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Accident: 112475.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Wind-Up Machine

Accident: 112475.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 01/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1370482.01501/10/2019Sontara Old Hickory Inc
At 5:45 p.m. on January 10, 2019, an employee was operating the SL-2 wind-up mac hine. The employee's head was crushed between the primary arm and a stationary component on the SL-2 wind-up machine. The automatically actuated primary arm c ycled while the employee's head was in the path of the arm. The employee sustai ned an acute head injury, with heavy cranial trauma.
Keywords: crushed, head, lockout/tagout, robot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370482.015 59 M Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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