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Accident: 200452498 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Moving Machine Parts

Accident: 200452498 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 11/27/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31249704311/28/20082621Kimberly Clark Corporation
Employee #1 was on an eight-foot A-frame ladder, assessing a potential problem with the photosensitive eye (bale detector PE light) on the number 11 LAMB system. Employee #1 got his upper body into the upper portion of the destacker to adjust the PE light when, for some reason, the LAMB cycled and he was caught between moving parts and was killed. The LAMB equipment was not locked out and was left in automatic mode.
Keywords: ladder, lockout, caught between, baler
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312497043 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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