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Accident: 78567.015 - Employee Is Killed When Caught By Rotating Shaft

Accident: 78567.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/31/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1082433.01508/03/2015Claridge Products And Equipment, Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on July 31, 2015, Employee #1 was placing aluminum material into a stretcher. The employee's pant leg got caught in the 130 foot rotating drive shaft, that was rotating at 60 turns per minute. The pressure from the turning shaft caused the caught pant leg to sever an artery, killing Employee #1.
Keywords: rotating shaft, artery, clothing, leg, caught by, severed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1082433.015 59 M Fatality Other

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