Accident Report Detail
Accident: 171045867 - Employee Injured When Coat Caught By Rotating Fan Shaft
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|126734961||02/02/1998||2499||Georgia Pacific Corporation|
At approximately 10:51 a.m. on February 1, 1998, Employee #1 was in the ventilation fan room for the firing deck at a lumber mill. His coat somehow became caught by the 2 in. wide by 15 in. long rotating horizontal fan shaft, and started pulling him toward the fan. Employee #1 was able to get free but sustained fractured ribs, a punctured lung, and a fractured skull. The ventilation fan shaft was not guarded.
|1||126734961||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Occupation not reported|