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Accident: 142090.015 - Employee Injures Leg And Back In Fall From Conveyor

Accident: 142090.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 12/18/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1569530.01512/20/2021K&W Materials And Recycling, Llc

At 10:00 a.m. on December 18, 2021, an employee was standing on the sort line co nveyor machine to clean debris off of the magnet without the machine energy sour ces being isolated and locked out. When a coworker turned on the machine, the em ployee fell to the floor and suffered an unspecified injury to legs and back tha t required hospitalization.

Keywords: back, belt conveyor, blunt force, blunt force trauma, clearing, conveyor, debris, energized, fall, fall from elevation, floor, leg, lockout, lockout/tagout, start button

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1569530.015 63 M Hospitalized injury

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