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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125210.015 Event: 04/04/2020Employee Is Hit By Equipment And Is Killed
At approximately 12:45 p.m. on April 4, 2020, an employee was spraying the floor with a water hose and removing floor drain covers to empty drain traps and spra y out floor drains. The employee attempted to remove a section of a floor drain cover on which was resting one leg of a Translicer 2000 food slicing machine. W hen the cover would not come out, the employee attempted unsuccessfully to move the machine. The employee then tried again to remove the drain cover. The machin e leg/caster dropped into the drain when the cover was removed. The machine tipp ed over and fell on the employee, pinning the employee to the floor and killing the employee.
Keywords: automatic machine, caught by, overturn, pinned, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1471841.015 Fatality

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