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Accident: 108527.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Struck By Lumber

Accident: 108527.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1341144.01508/21/2018Jasper Lumber Company, Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on August 14, 2018, Employee #1, a sorter tender, entered an area to unhang a piece of lumber on a set of conveyor chains for the sorter machine. A coworker, unaware that the employee was in the area, turned on the conveyor, causing the chains to expand and move. Lumber on the chain began to move forward, causing one of the pieces to strike the employee from the back and pinned him against the lumber. Employee #1 sustained a laceration of the spleen and pancreatic transection. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: pancreas, struck by, spleen, conveyor, lumber, laceration, chain, pinned
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1341144.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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