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Accident: 170571731 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Carriage In Film Coater

Accident: 170571731 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/08/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12649653808/14/19963083Rexam Corporation
Employee #1 was operating a Faustel film coating machine when the film backwrapped around a roll under a moveable carriage, jamming the machine. Employee #1 hit the emergency STOP button and then climbed behind the moveable carriage to unjam the film. The carriage moved and crushed Employee #1's abdomen against the accumulator frame. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: abdomen, work rules, emergency stop, jammed, lockout, caught between, crushed, coating operation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126496538 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial engineers

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