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Accident: 117489.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Caught In Roller Conveyor

Accident: 117489.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1411578.01506/27/2019Pratt (Jet Corr), Inc.

At 6:21 p.m. on June 21, 2019, Employee #1 was operating a forklift in the shipp ing department. He stepped down from the forklift and walked across the roller c onveyor system. Employee #1 stepped into a hole where a roller was missing. He s imultaneously inadvertently triggered the photo eye that senses pallets approach ing and activates a pusher bar to push pallets in the direction required. He was caught in the roller and struck by the pusher bar. Employee #1 sustained a frac tured leg and was hospitalized.

Keywords: caught in, conveyor, forklift, fracture, leg, roller conveyor, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1411578.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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