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Accident: 113249.015 - Employee Gets Caught In A Rotating Shaft And Is Killed

Accident: 113249.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369678.01501/02/2019Sea Watch International, Ltd
At 8:30 p.m. on January 6, 2019, an employee was working on a roto-screen machin e used for cleaning the brine solution. The employee was looking for a model or motor size on the top of the motor. The employee was standing on the metal sup port frame of an adjacent machine. The right sleeve of the employees jacket was caught in a rotating shaft and tightened his jacket and shirt around his neck. The employee suffered cerebral anoxia, asphyxia, strangulation resulting in dea th.
Keywords: asphyxiated, clothing, neck, rotating parts, rotating shaft, strangulated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369678.015 63 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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