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Accident: 103411.015 - Employee Is Struck By Chain Wheel And Suffers Multiple Fract

Accident: 103411.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297654.01502/27/2018Westrock Mahrt Mill, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on February 21, 2018, an employee was pulling a chain for a chain w heel to close an 8 inch ball valve for lockout/tagout purposes when the wheel se parated from the handle and fell approximately 23 feet before striking the emplo yee. The employee fractured his seventh vertebra and collarbone, and received f orty seven staples in his head for a lacerations. The employee was hospitalized .
Keywords: chain, collarbone, fracture, head, laceration, lockout/tagout, struck by, vertebra, wheel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297654.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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