Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 132754.015 - Employee Is Killed By Asphyxiation After Being Caught Betwee

Accident: 132754.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/24/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511686.01501/24/2021282174838 - Innovative Fibers Llc
At 1:15 a.m. on January 24, 2021, an employee was training a coworker how to ope rate a baler after receiving a maintenance request on the machine. The employee climbed up and on the baler while showing the coworker how to take care of the r equest. The baler activated and the door opened pinning the employee between the door and the metal bar on the side of the machine which asphyxiated and killed him.
Keywords: asphyxiated, automatic machine, baler, baler door, caught between, caught by, chest, climbing, crushed, door, equipment operator, machine guarding, machine operator, maintenance, metal bar, pinned, training
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1511686.015 54 M Fatality Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close