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Accident: 144207.015 - Employee Fractures Ankle And Lacerates Leg When Caught Betwe

Accident: 144207.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 02/25/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1580683.01503/02/2022Oldcastle Apg Inc. Dba Oldcastle Lawn & Garden

At 11:53 a.m. on January 25, 2022, Employee #1 had been directed to go inside of the Line 2 Nova Hopper to clean mulch off of the inside of the hopper. Employee #1 was climbing down from the feeder, using the metal seams as toe and hand hol ds, when he slipped and fell into the under the conveyor. Employee #1 was caught between the belt and tail wing pulley of a conveyor. Employee #1 was hospitaliz ed to treat a fractured left ankle and lacerated left leg.

Keywords: ankle, belt, caught between, cleaning, conveyor, conveyor belt, fall, fracture, hopper, laceration, leg, pulley, slip

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1580683.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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