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Accident: 201081247 - Employee Crushed In Baler

Accident: 201081247 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11201791807/01/19984953Tehachapi Recycling Inc
On July 1, 1998, Employee #1 was operating a Logeman Model 345A-AT baler at the Tehachapi Recycling facility located in Tehachapi. He was between the frame of the baler in back of the ram and was preparing to weld a rod to the ram which had broken. He did not de-energize the equipment, and while he was behind the ram, he accidentally struck the control switch causing the baler to cycle. Employee #1 was crushed between the table, which was attached to the ram, and the housing for the piston to which the ram is attached and was killed.
Keywords: welder, caught by, welding, lockout, caught between, crushed, baler, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112017918 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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