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Accident: 202220752 - Employee Is Struck By Machine Carriage And Is Killed

Accident: 202220752 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 03/22/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31423638103/23/20102435Columbia Forest Products, Inc.
On March 22, 2010, Employee #1, a maintenance crew leader, entered a Splice Line Automatic Number Four Stacker to clean dust off the photo cell lens. Employee #1 entered the stacker without applying lockout/tag out procedures. Employee #1 wiped off the dust and immediately the stacker's upper steel carriage retracted. The carriage's metal edge struck Employee #1 on the head and pinned him against the lower carriage. Employee #1 suffered a deep and severe laceration to the head and was killed.
Keywords: head, maintenance, dust, pinned, cleaning, lockout, laceration, struck by, housekeeping, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314236381 Fatality Cut/Laceration Machinery maintenance occupations

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