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Accident: 202311080 - Employee Killed When Head Crushed By Machine

Accident: 202311080 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/27/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30344562103/28/20003272Joelson Concrete Pipe Co.Inc. Dba Joelson Taylor C
Employees were in the process of cleaning inside a 7-ft-deep pit where reinforced steel piping was manufactured. The process was conducted daily at the end of a shift while piping was still been made and a turntable inside the pit was rotated. Employee #1 suffered head injuries after being caught between a structural support beam on the carousel where the table was mounted and the hydraulic bank of the operating controls known also as motor box. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: beam, head, rotating parts, cleaning, caught between, crushed, pit, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303445621 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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