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Accident: 170220438 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Bending Machine

Accident: 170220438 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/13/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11090328305/13/19923465Chrysler Sterling Stamping
On May 13, 1992, Employee #1, of Chrysler Motors Corp., Sterling Stamping, was attempting to repair an automatic bending machine. He failed to lock out the equipment. The interlock gate swung closed, allowing the interlock to connect. The machine then cycled and he was crushed between the moving machine feed and gate frame. Employee #1 died. A serious citation was issued.
Keywords: repair, work rules, interlock, lockout, bending machine, crushed, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110903283 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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