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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200010304 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Baler/Compactor

Accident: 200010304 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 10/31/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30225326510/31/19985039Missouri Recycling
At approximately 12:10 a.m. on October 31, 1998, Employee #1 was clearing away a jammed cardboard box on a conveyor belt near the entrance to the baler chute. He was on top of the belt when he slipped and fell into the open baler chute. The sonic sensors activated and the baler/compactor cycled, amputating Employee #1's lower leg. He was killed.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, belt conveyor, slip, jammed, baler, fall, conveyor belt, leg, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302253265 Fatality Amputation Laborers, except construction

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