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Accident: 802538 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Rolling Stand

Accident: 802538 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 11/05/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10783729611/06/19893312Nucor Steel - Division Of Nucor Corp., Inc.
Employee #1 was changing out a gear lube pump on Rolling Mill Number 1, Stand Number 9. Production employees came in and began adjusting the in and out position of a stand that required cutting on a large hydraulic pump, which moves the stands up and down. Stand Number 9 and another stand share the same hydraulic system. When the system engaged for the other stand, Stand Number 9 fell on Employee #1 and killed him. The hydraulically-angled rolling stand was not locked in its up right position.
Keywords: crushed, hydraulic pump, lubricating
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107837296 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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