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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 595785 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Pipe And Conveyor Belt

Accident: 595785 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 02/20/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10644226202/22/19913479Compression Coat, Incorporated
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on February 20, 1991, during a shutdown, Employee #1 was lying down on top of a 40 ft long steel pipe, coated with 3 in. of concrete, that was sitting on a belt conveyor. When the conveyor unexpectedly energized, the employee was caught between the pipe and the conveyor belt, suffering multiple injuries. Employee #1 was pronounced dead upon arrival of the ambulance.
Keywords: work rules, belt conveyor, caught between, crushed, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106442262 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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