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Accident: 116544.015 - Employee Is Killed At Steel Plant

Accident: 116544.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403395.01505/22/2019California Steels Industries, Inc.
At 3:27 a.m. on May 21, 2019, an employee at a steel manufacturer was troubleshooting a fault on the galvanizing line. The employee was in the exit pit of the line and placed a barrel between the belt and the tension reel. The employee was climbing on the barrel when the belt wrapper engaged and the employee became pinned between the belt wrapper and the reel. The supervisor was at the scene, and the equipment was not locked or tagged out.
Keywords: pinned, steel, lockout, maintenance, lockout/tagout, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1403395.015 25 M Fatality Other Machinists

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