Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202476206 - Employee'S Hand Is Crushed In Compactor
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|312662109||10/07/2009||2092||Day-Lee Foods Inc|
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on July 31, 2009, Employee #1, with Day- Lee Foods, Inc., was assisting a coworker by holding a sheet metal cover in place while it was tack-welded to the side of a trash compactor (Galbreath, Serial Number 13SCP2033). They failed to deenergize and tag out the trash compactor. A third worker, who was unaware of the welding job, started the trash compactor. Employee #1's right hand became caught in the moving compactor parts. He was hospitalized for lacerations and fractures.
|1||312662109||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Occupation not reported|