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Accident: 104254.015 - Employee Is Struck By Broken Machine While Performing Mainte

Accident: 104254.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1294093.01503/29/2018Rock Recyclers Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on January 24, 2018, an employee was changing an O-ring on a cylinder on a rock crusher. A large piece of steel fell into the crusher and the rotor stopped and the machine guard blew-out which struck the employee. The employee sustained fractured vertebra. The machine was not locked out. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: struck by, maintenance, rock crusher, guard, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294093.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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