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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 737213 - Employers Dies While Inspecting Belt Builder Machine

Accident: 737213 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 10/20/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10431324210/23/19893052The Gates Rubber Company
Employee #1 was attempting to inspect or adjust cutting knives of a belt builder machine with the pressure roll in the "down" position. He apparently came in contact with a safety switch designed to return the pressure roll to the "up" position. He died when his head became caught between the pressure roll and the top cord lying down supporting the machine.
Keywords: caught between, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104313242 Fatality Concussion Production inspectors, checkers and examiners

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