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Accident: 114126.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Die Cutting Press

Accident: 114126.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 03/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382323.01503/02/2019Superprint Lithographics Inc
At 8:00 p.m. on March 1, 2019, Employee #1 was operating the Automatic Die Cutting Machine ExcelC-106E, Serial Number 1470008, printing special orders. The employee had completed three orders using 9 inch by 25 inch paper. The next order required larger paper, 28 inch by 40 inch. In order to perform the new order, the employee needed to remove some parts in the delivery section. Using his hand tools, Employee #1 began to make adjustments to the delivery section of the machine while it was still engaged. A coworker became aware of noises coming from the machine, indicating a jam. The coworker walked toward the machine and saw that Employee #1 had become stuck in the machine. The coworker called emergency services, and paramedics responded quickly. Employee #1 sustained head injuries caused by the moving bars and was killed.
Keywords: caught in, hand tool, lockout, head, die cutting press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382323.015 39 M Fatality Fracture Machinists

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