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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 Cutti ng Machine ExcelC-106E, Serial Number 1470008, printing special orders. The empl oyee had completed three orders using 9 inch by 25 inch paper. The next order re quired 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 too ls, 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 m achine, indicating a jam. The coworker walked toward the machine and saw that Em ployee #1 had become stuck in the machine. The coworker called emergency service s, and paramedics responded quickly. Employee #1 sustained head injuries caused by the moving bars and was killed.
Keywords: caught in, die cutting press, hand tool, head, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382323.015 39 M Fatality Machinists

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