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Accident: 201283553 - Employee Is Killed After Reached Into Block Drawing Machin

Accident: 201283553 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 03/02/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31574223903/03/20123315Koswire, Inc.
On March 2, 2012, Employee #1 was operating an unguarded, single 24 in. block drawing machine. The employee reached into the ingoing nip point at the 24 in. block and was drawn into the machine decapitating the employee. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: blocks, drawworks, nip point, decapitated, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315742239 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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