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Accident: 141555.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Gantry Inside Cos Machine

Accident: 141555.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 12/01/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1566355.01512/01/2021Hankook & Company Es America Corp.
At 8:00 a.m. on December 1, 2021, an employee had entered a COS machine via the interlocked safety door and was adjusting the grippers. The employee was inside the machine cage when the gantry moved and struck the employee in the chest, kil ling him.
Keywords: adjust, battery, chest, gantry crane, interlock, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, malfunction, mech malfunction, safety device, struck by, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1566355.015 48 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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