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Accident: 201613767 - Employee Is Crushed By Rolls Of Paper And Is Killed

Accident: 201613767 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 02/27/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31170471203/03/20082435Georgia Pacific Llc
On February 27, 2008, Employee #1 was standing behind the raised bridge which runs between the paper winder and the J table. The bridge was lifted. A coworker, who was in his second day of training on this table, was operating the J table controls. The J table failed to lower all the way to the ground. The operator attempted to raise and lower the table in to reset the limiter. The approximately 8 ton rolls of paper then fell back against the bridge, breaking the safety arm and crushing the employee between the bridge and frame of the winder. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: paper roll, crushed, paper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311704712 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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