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Accident: 201330511 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Strip And Roll

Accident: 201330511 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 05/13/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30523025205/14/20023351Outokumpu American Brass, Inc.
On May 13, 2002, Employee #1, an operator, was on a line that applies a tin coating to a metal strip. Deposits of tin and flux regularly accumulate on bridle rolls during the operation of the line. While the line was operating, Employee #1 reached to clean the bridle roll with a piece of sandpaper in his hand and was caught in a pinch point between the strip and the roll. Employee #1 was drawn into the pinch point and killed.
Keywords: head, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, coating operation, metal strip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305230252 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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