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Accident: 142399.015 - Repair Technician Suffers Crushed Pelvis When Machine Cycles

Accident: 142399.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 12/26/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570724.01501/03/2022Gerdau Macsteel, Inc.

At 4:00 p.m. on December 26, 2021, an employee was working for a firm that manuf actured rolled steel shapes. He and a coworker were replacing a leaking hydrauli c hose on the product finishing line (PFL). The coworker left to get the replace ment hose. The employee was seen on security footage walking onto the chamfering table and into a confined space next to the transferring mechanism to fix the h ose. The chamfering table had not been locked out by the employee or the coworke r. The chamfering table transferring mechanism cycled, and the employee was crus hed between the transferring mechanism and the rest if the machine. Two other co workers entered the space and lifted the employee out to wait for the arrival of emergency services. The employee suffered a crushed pelvis. He was hospitalized .

Keywords: caught between, caught in, confined space, crushed, emergency response, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine cycled, maintenance, pelvis

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1570724.015 52 M Hospitalized injury

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