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Accident: 68230.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By A Machinery Hydraulic Ram

Accident: 68230.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 09/23/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
996961.01509/24/2014Vinylplex, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on September 23, 2014, an employee was rewiring a motor when its hydraulic ram activated. The employee was crushed and killed. The incident investigation revealed that the machinery was not locked out before the work was performed.
Keywords: crushing, lockout/tagout, guard, hydraulic ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 996961.015 51 M Fatality Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations

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