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Accident: 53546.015 - Employee Is Caught Between Door And Tank And Is Killed

Accident: 53546.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 10/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
943401.01510/18/2013K. Dolan Corporation
At 7:45 a.m. on October 22, 2013, Employee #1 was inspecting the inside of a vacuum tank. As he looked inside the vaccuum tank, a coworker closed the hydraulic powered steel rear door, pinning the employee's head in between the rear steel door and the end of the vacuum tank. Employee #1's head was crushed and he was killed.
Keywords: pinned, hydraulic line, head, caught in, vacuum vessel, lockout/tagout, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 943401.015 45 M Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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