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Accident: 14547830 - Pulled Into Rock Crusher

Accident: 14547830 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 03/31/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1457632604/02/19841429Mcgraw Gravel Sales Inc
EMPLOYEE #1, EMPLOYED BY MCGRAW GRAVEL SALES, INC., PO BOX 185, SITKA, ALASKA, WAS ADJUSTING THE CRUSHER JAW TENSION SPRING. THE SPRING IS LOCATED IN A SMALL SPACE UNDER THE CRUSHER. THE AREA WAS APPROXIMATELY 3 FEET BY 4 FEET, LOCATED BETWEEN THE TENSION ADJUSTMENT AND AND A ROTATING HYDRAULIC FEED SHAFT. THE MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THE AREA VARIED FROM 4 TO 5 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. EMPLOYEE #1 BACKED INTO THE UNUSED AND UNGUARDED 6 INCH DIAMETER SPROCKET ON THE HYDRAULIC FEED SHAFT. HIS CLOTHING BECAME ENTANGLED IN THE SPROCKET. HE WAS PULLED INTO AND AROUND THE ROTATING SHAFT AND WAS KILLED.
Keywords: clothing, maintenance, rotating shaft, rock crusher, lockout, crushed, mech mat handling, sprocket, entangled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14576326 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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