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Accident: 200965747 - Employee Killed When Stuck Between Door And Baler Frame

Accident: 200965747 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 03/31/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30333693703/31/20005093Decker Salvage Company
Employee #1 was assigned to sweep the roadway leading to the employer's recycling building. In some way he became stuck between the door and the baler frame. He sustained massive crushing injuries to his hip, resulting in his death. At the time of the accident, the baler operator was in the control booth backing up the baler and he was not aware that Employee #1 had become stuck.
Keywords: janitor, baler door, cleaning, caught between, crushed, baler, hip, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303336937 Fatality Puncture Janitors and cleaners

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