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Accident: 133548.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Caught In Between Moving Part

Accident: 133548.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1515702.01502/16/2021371474893 - Mahle Behr Charleston Inc
At 10:47 p.m. on February 15, 2021, an employee was front loading cores onto a c onveyor. A core fell to the ground near the elevator portion of the conveyor sys tem. While the line was in operation, the employee jumped over the lower front c onveyor to access the dropped core and placed it back onto the moving conveyor. While placing the core onto the conveyor system, the employee's upper torso was caught in between the moving elevator platform and the upper conveyor system asp hyxiating and killing the employee.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught between, caught by, caught in, chest, conveyor, crushed, elevator, energized, guard, inspecting, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, material handling, pinched, pinned, tag,
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1515702.015 56 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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