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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200965747 Event: 03/31/2000Employee Killed When Stuck Between Door And Baler Frame
Employee #1 was assigned to sweep the roadway leading to the employer's recycling building. In some way he became stuck between the door and the baler frame. He sustained massive crushing injuries to his hip, resulting in his death. At the time of the accident, the baler operator was in the control booth backing up the baler and he was not aware that Employee #1 had become stuck.
Keywords: janitor, baler door, cleaning, caught between, crushed, baler, hip, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303336937 Fatality Puncture Janitors and cleaners

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