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Accident: 200071785 - Employee Is Killed When Table Lift Falls During Maintenance

Accident: 200071785 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 07/10/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12525122307/11/20022653Jefferson Smurfit Corporation (Us)
At approximately 10:20 a.m. on July 10, 2003, Employee #1, a mechanic, was working with a coworker, a senior maintenance mechanic. The coworker began removing a hydraulic cylinder from a scissor table lift, an Ecoa Hydraulic lifts, Inc., Model HLT. Only one job maintenance block was used instead of the required two. The coworker was called away to another job. Employee #1 was removing the cylinder when the table lift fell striking him. He received massive head, face, neck, and upper body trauma and died.
Keywords: head, hydraulic lift, maintenance, hydraulic cylinder, crushed, fall, neck, struck by, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125251223 Fatality Other Industrial machinery repairers

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