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Accident: 30115.015 - Employee Is Caught By Moving Machinery Part And Is Killed

Accident: 30115.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 09/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
661438.01509/12/2012River Cities Machine, Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on September 12, 2012, an employee was using a Yamakazi horizontal lathe (Model Number: MAZAK-24) to turn a bearing while he used an emery cloth to sand it. As the lathe turned the bearing, the clamps holding it stuck out beyon d the boundary of the lathe, which caught the employee's clothing and pulled him into the machine. The employee was unable to free himself and suffered lacerati ons, broken bones, and was strangled to death.
Keywords: caught by, clothing, fracture, laceration, machine guarding, strangulated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 661438.015 55 M Fatality Machinists

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