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Accident: 362721300 - Employee Killed In Confined Space

Accident: 362721300 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 09/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30744905809/07/20043351Kobe Weiland Copper Products, Llc
On September 5, 2004, Employee #1, a maintenance employee of Kobie Wieland Copper Products, was in a pit replacing a wheel on a transfer shuttle carriage. The equipment was not locked out, the power was activated, and the wheel pinned the employee against the pit wall of the Transfer Shuttle Carriage, killing him. Although not designated as such, the pit was a permit-required space.
Keywords: maintenance, asphyxiated, confined space, lockout, caught between, pit, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307449058 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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