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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14446843 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Paper Rolls

Accident: 14446843 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 09/29/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12944602709/30/19982621Potlatch Corporation
Employee #1 entered a commonly used walkway between a paper stand, on which was an approximately 30 ton roll of paper, and a piece of equipment for moving paper rolls. The mechanical handling equipment moved toward the roll of paper, crushing Employee #1. He was killed.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, paper roll, caught between, crushed, mech mat handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 129446027 Fatality Asphyxia Rolling machine operators

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