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Accident: 201760659 - Employee Impaled By Steel

Accident: 201760659 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30131341709/04/19983312Nucor Steel Inc
At 11:00 a.m. on August 16, 1998, Employee #1 positioned himself between a stairway and two large hydraulic cylinders of a roll table. He squeezed into a 10 inch space to see what was happening at the roll line. The counting sensor shorted a bundle of steel causing the steel bundle to move forward into the abdomen of Employee #1 resulting in his death.
Keywords: steel, impaled, lockout, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301313417 Fatality Puncture Sheet metal workers

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