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Accident: 14270045 - Crushed Between Vat And Crane Shuttles

Accident: 14270045 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 03/11/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
174850803/12/19855145Frito Lay Inc
ON MARCH 11, 1985, AT APPROXIMATELY 11:15 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING ON A STAINLESS STEEL WORK PLATFORM WHICH IS PART OF THE RANDOM ACCESS CORN STORAGE SYSTEM (MADE BY P & H SYSTEMS, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN). SHE WAS TRANSFERRING A CORN AND WATER MIXTURE FROM A HOLDING VAT TO A HOLDING TANK IN THE FLOOR. SHE EITHER FELL OVER THE 30 INCH RAILING ON THE PLATFORM OR DELIBERATELY WENT INTO THE HYDRAULIC VAT DUMP STATION. SHE WAS CAUGHT AND CRUSHED BETWEEN THE VAT DUMP STATION FRAME AND THE SHUTTLES ON THE CRANE WHICH PLACES THE VAT AT THE DUMP STATION.
Keywords: guardrail, lockout, crushed, fall, mech mat handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1748508 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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