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Accident: 90265.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Flying Metal Discharged Fro

Accident: 90265.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 11/03/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1188826.01511/03/2016Ati Ladish Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on November 3, 2016, an employee was operating a forging hammer (Hammer #85). While working on Hammer 85, a piece of material became lodged in the top die of the machine. The crew was attempting to dislodge the material from the hammer when a piece of metal was discharged from the machine, the metal struck the employee in the facial area. The employee was killed from the flying piece of metal.
Keywords: struck by, lockout/tagout, accidental discharge, equipment approval
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1188826.015 49 M Fatality Other Forging machine operators

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