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Accident: 200924652 - Employee Is Killed By Paper Baler

Accident: 200924652 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 11/17/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31054354111/17/20062653Richmond Corrugated Box Company
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on November 17, 2006, Employee #1 accessed the manhole door above the paper baler, by standing on a pallet that was raised on a forklift. He opened the manhole door and went into the baler. He was killed when the electric eye sensed him, like paper that had fallen from the cyclone, and cycled the baler.
Keywords: baler door, work rules, industrial truck, baler, pallet, elevated work plat, hopper, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310543541 Fatality Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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