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Accident: 137373.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Automatic Door

Accident: 137373.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/21/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1543270.01507/21/2021Heat Treating Services Corporation Of America
At 4:45 p.m. on July 21, 2021, an employee was atop the tumbler cabinet performi ng service and maintenance on the wheel motor of the Wheelabrator Shot Blast Mac hine. When the Shot Blast Machine cycle ended, the door automatically opened and was crushed the employee between tumbler door and wheel housing. The employee s uffered crushing injuries to his chest and trunk and was killed.
Keywords: abrasive blasting, automatic machine, blunt force trauma, caught between, crushed, door, maintenance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1543270.015 66 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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