Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Alert: Due to routine maintenance on the OSHA website, some pages may be temporarily unavailable.
To report an emergency, file a complaint with OSHA or ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201041761 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Counterbalance

Accident: 201041761 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 04/03/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30758339304/04/20045149Nevada Water Company, Llc.
Employee #1 was working as a filler operator at the Nevada Water Company when he left the control panel for an unknown reason and went to the bottle filling area. He was struck in the head by the counterbalance arm and was killed. He was discovered on the floor by a coworker when the bottle supply to the labeler stopped.
Keywords: fracture, head, counterbalance, guard, machine operator, lockout, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307583393 Fatality Fracture Packaging and filling machine operators

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.