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Accident: 81969.015 - Employee Is Caught By Moving Machinery And Killed

Accident: 81969.015 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 11/15/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1115068.01511/16/2015267192001 - Genpak Llc
On November 15, 2015, Employee #1 and a co-worker were operating a lamination machine. For an unknown reason, Employee #1 stepped over the machine's emergency stop cord and raised his hands above his head. His hands came into contact with the machine's moving roller and Employee #1 was pulled into the roller. The co-worker stopped the machine, which freed Employee #1 from the machine. The co-worker contacted emergency services. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby hospital where he died approximately six hours later from internal bleeding.
Keywords: roller--mach/part, guard, equipment operator, crushed, caught by, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1115068.015 28 M Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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