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Accident: 200554418 - Employee Is Crushed In Press And Is Killed

Accident: 200554418 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 06/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30908737706/30/20063089Continental Structural Plastics Louisiana, Llc
Employee #1, a compression molding press operator, was operating molding machine Number 202. A coworker walked away from press Number 202 and accidentally bumped into the two-hand control pedestal. In an attempt to keep the pedestal from being knocked over, the coworker grabbed it by both ends. In the process, the coworker depressed the two-hand control buttons thus initiating the stroke action of the press. Employee #1 was crushed and killed while standing inside of the point of operation area of hydraulic press.
Keywords: hand control, molding machine, crushed, point of operation, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309087377 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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