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Accident: 145374.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Amputated After Being Struck By Falling St

Accident: 145374.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/23/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1580557.01502/23/2022Steel Technologies Llc

At 10:00 a.m. on February 23, 2022, an employee was moving steel coils with a co il cart. The employee pressed the incorrect button on the pendant controller whi le standing too close to the coil cart, causing the coils to fall from the cart and onto the employee. The employee sustained fractures to the left leg and was admitted and treated at the hospital, resulting in an amputation.

Keywords: amputation, cart, falling object, fracture, iron, iron worker, leg, mill--plant, operating, operator, pendant control, steel, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1580557.015 18 M Hospitalized injury

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