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Accident: 97487.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed While Adjusting Printing Pres

Accident: 97487.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249487.01507/25/2017Berry Global Group, Inc.
At 11:39 a.m. on July 25, 2017, an employee was performing some maintenance on a printing press armiture and opened an access panel. The employee stuck his head inside the access panel and a coworker started the equipment, not realizing that the employee was in the machine. The employee's skull was crushed and the employee killed.
Keywords: printing press, machine guarding, maintenance, lockout/tagout, caught in, crushing, skull
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1249487.015 46 M Fatality Puncture Machine operators, not specified

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