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Accident: 731646 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Dies

Accident: 731646 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/26/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
271383206/26/19853365Chrysler Inc Kokomo Casting Plant
Employee #1 was working on a die casting machine at the Chrysler, Inc., casting plant in Kokomo, IN. He apparently went behind the safety door after it closed and was caught between the die halves. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: die, work rules, lockout, caught between, crushed, point of operation, die casting machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2713832 Fatality Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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