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Accident: 910869 - Employee Killed When Crushed Beneath Treater Carriage

Accident: 910869 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/03/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11568971310/05/19923083Allied Signal-Laminate Systems-Pendleton
Employee #1 was operating treater #5, a dip coating machine. When he spliced a roll of fiberglass using an accumulator, he evidently missed the tail end of the roll of fiberglass being run. Employee #1 entered the accumulator to get the tail of the fiberglass when the upper carriage descended. He was crushed to death between the rollers of the accumulator.
Keywords: chest, asphyxiated, lockout, roller--mach/part, crushed, coating operation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115689713 Fatality Asphyxia Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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