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Accident: 200641975 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed In Paper Machine

Accident: 200641975 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 06/22/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on June 22, 2001, Employee #1 was making a splice, by hand, on the #1 paper machine. The roll of paper being spliced weighed approximately 2000 pounds. The nip point between the rotating front drum and the paper roll caught him and pulled him into the paper machine, crushing him to the waist and killing him.
Keywords: rotating parts, paper roll, lockout, caught between, crushed, paper, mech mat handling, nip point, paper machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303644025 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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