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Accident: 200220077 - Employee Killed When Struck By Hydraulic Cylinders

Accident: 200220077 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 06/15/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11643548806/17/19993443Bwx Technologies Inc.
Employee #1, an electronic technician, was performing routine maintenance on the electronic sensor of some production equipment. The equipment cycled automatically and he was struck by the elevator's hydraulic cylinders. Employee #1 suffered blunt force trauma and puncture injuries to his chest and was killed. There were no barrier guards or other means of guarding to protect workers from the hazards posed by the machine.
Keywords: maintenance, barrier guard, work rules, crushed, struck by, elevator, falling object, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116435488 Fatality Puncture Electrical and electronic technicians

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