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Accident: 200625549 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Roller And Post

Accident: 200625549 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 11/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31392852511/24/20093714Johnson Controls Inc
On November 24, 2009, Employee #1 was adjusting the Wattlow temperature control on the base of a mold on line two. He leaned through a guardrail to make the adjustment, while the line was moving. One of the molds was in a tilted position, and the cam roller that opens the lid on the mold had three inches of clearance between the end of the roller and the guardrail post. The cam roller struck Employee #1 on the left side of his head, and his head was caught between the cam roller and the guardrail post. He sustained head trauma and was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: clearance, head, maintenance, guardrail, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, mold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313928525 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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