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Accident: 654111 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Printing Press

Accident: 654111 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 05/06/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10913226605/06/19942759Albert Basse Associates, Incorporated
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on May 6, 1994, Employee #1 and a pressman were cleaning a Svecia Horizon screen printing press. The pressman raised the printing head to the full position while Employee #1 reached underneath. The printing head suddenly reversed and crushed Employee #1 to death. The employer did not require that the press be locked or tagged out before servicing.
Keywords: printing press, work rules, cleaning, lockout, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109132266 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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