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Accident: 201857315 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Machine

Accident: 201857315 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30531998007/21/20053493Nhk-Associated Spring Suspension Components Inc.
At approximately 1:00 a.m. on July 21, 2005, Employee #1, an electrical maintenance worker, was troubleshooting an unreeler machine that was part of a cold-draw operation. He was in a pit approximate 12-ft deep where the unreeler was failing to index. Employee #1 directed another maintenance worker to activate the machine; however, it failed to respond immediately. Employee #1 then moved into an unsafe position; when the machine unexpectedly moved, he was caught between the machine and a wall. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: maintenance, repair, wall, lockout, caught between, crushed, pit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305319980 Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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