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Accident: 14314314 - Employee Killed When Dryer Crushes His Chest

Accident: 14314314 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 03/28/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1799499703/31/19877218Clean Rental Services, Inc.
Employee #1 was repairing the hydraulic cylinders on an industrial clothes dryer. When pressure was taken off the cylinders, the dryer tilted back, crushing his chest and killing him.
Keywords: chest, repair, work rules, hydraulic cylinder, crushed, pressure release, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17994997 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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