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Accident: 14257588 - Employee Crushed By Descending Baler Table

Accident: 14257588 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 10/22/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1498801810/29/19842281Corriher Plant Linn-Corriher Corp
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING AN ECONOMY BALER PRESS, TYPE 127, WITH SERIAL NUMBER 58870. HE ACTIVATED THE CONTROL TO LOWER THE BALER TABLE FROM ITS POSITION 41 INCHES ABOVE THE FLOOR. THE TABLE FORMED THE TOP RAIL TO AN OPEN PIT (THERE WAS NO MID RAIL). EMPLOYEE #1 FELL INTO THIS PIT UNDER THE TABLE. THE PIT'S DIMENSIONS WERE THE FOLLOWING: 54 INCHES LONG, 27 INCHES WIDE AND 10 FEET 1 INCH DEEP. THE DESCENDING TABLE CRUSHED EMPLOYEE #1 TO THE FLOOR. EMPLOYEE #1 HAD FAILED TO CLOSE THE BALER DOORS BEFORE LOWERING THE TABLE.
Keywords: baler door, rail, crushed, baler, pit, fall, midrail
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14988018 Fatality Other Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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