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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 818682 Event: 11/26/1989Employee Killed When Crushed By A 2000 Lbs Counter Weight
Employee #1 was cutting bolts with a welding torch to dismantle an old conveyor line. Employee #1 placed his head inside the frame that held the counter weight. When the counter weight came down, Employee #1's head was crushed and he was killed.
Keywords: head, counterbalance, crushed, conveyor, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18396945 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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