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Accident: 827063 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Transfer Arm Of Punch Press

Accident: 827063 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/29/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10421412707/29/19883633W C I Laundry Division
Employee #1 was trying to locate a problem with a lift table for a punch press. He was crushed and killed between the material transfer arm (bar) and the frame of the turnover unit. Employee #1 had always worked in the unit with the power on. The employer has a lockout procedure, it had not been enforced.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, lockout, caught between, crushed, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104214127 Fatality Other Industrial machinery repairers

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