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Accident: 201272846 - Employee Is Killed When Caught In Shredder

Accident: 201272846 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/13/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31233513608/14/20083599Gibson Welding, Inc.
On August 13, 2008, Employee #1 was cutting metal with a torch inside a metal recycling shredder. The shredder was activated and Employee #1 was caught in the rotor and died.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught by, lockout, torch, caught between, struck by, nip point, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312335136 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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