Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 113946.015 - Employee Is Struck By Steel Lid And Sustains Head And Face I
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1380756.015||02/27/2019||237990||Kalamazoo, City Of|
Abstract: At 11:45 p.m. on February 21, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a municipal public services department, was cleaning out a large "hot box" hopper used for asphalt pothole repair. The employee raised the lid of the box using a remote control d evice. He apparently stood too close to the hopper while the hopper lid was ope n. As he raised the hot box to empty its contents, the heavy mechanical steel l id slammed shut, striking the employee in the head and face. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment o f a broken nose, concussion, a back of the head laceration that required staples , and a laceration under the right eye that required stitches.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1380756.015||25||M||Hospitalized injury||Helpers, mechanics and repairers|