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Accident: 14569065 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Paper Rolls

Accident: 14569065 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 06/15/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1507260606/14/19842621Boise Cascade Corp Paper Group
At approximately 12:40 a.m. on June 14, 1984, Employee #1, the winder operator on the #1 paper machine, was on the paper machine side of the winder, preparing the reel on the winder backstand for splicing. Another full reel of paper had been placed on a 12 to 14 inch high stack of slab/broke (defective paper) on the floor, about 5 to 6 feet away. This approximately 10-ton full reel rolled off the slab/broke, crushing Employee #1 against the reel that he had been preparing. He was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m. that day. The full reel had been set on an unstable pile of slab/broke and had not been blocked or otherwise made immovable.
Keywords: unsecured, blocks, work rules, paper roll, roller--mach/part, crushed, paper machine, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15072606 Fatality Other Agricultural and food scientists

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