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Accident: 569574 - Employee Dies After Being Crushed Between Two Press Rolls

Accident: 569574 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 04/01/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10771015405/31/19941796Chase Contractors, Inc.
Employee #1 was re-aligning two sets of press rolls. He was lying between the set that had been re-aligned earlier in the day and was reaching back about 30 in. to the other set. The press was not locked out and the two rollers he was between came together and crushed his lower abdomen. Employee #1 was taken to a local hospital, where he died 55 days later from internal injuries that would not heal.
Keywords: abdomen, relining, work rules, construction, lockout, roller--mach/part, crushed, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107710154 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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