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Accident: 200374288 - Employee Is Killed While Adjusting Crane

Accident: 200374288 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/27/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31097117107/27/20072038Nestles Prepared Foods Company
Employee #1 was adjusting a photo eye and reflector on a HR Model Number SRM 4000 Hi-Rise Crane C in a large frozen prepared food establishment. The control room had seen an error message and called the mechanic on the radio to do a repair. Employee #1 was found kneeling with his head impaled onto a metal structure and he died of massive head trauma. The lock had not been applied to the disconnect and the crane was still in automatic mode. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, impaled, lockout, crane, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310971171 Fatality Puncture Machinery maintenance occupations

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