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Accident: 109015.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder After Being Struck By Motor And S

Accident: 109015.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 08/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343660.01509/11/2018Michigan Metal Coatings Company
At 10:00 a.m. on August 13, 2018, an employee was removing a machine motor that was malfunctioning while suspended 10 feet in the air. The motor was connected by a chain and shaft to small parts elevator which was slightly off the ground a nd not supported underneath. The elevator fell to the floor when the motor shaf t bolt was removed which caused the motor to spin along the shaft. The employee was knocked off of the ladder when he was struck by the motor or he lost his ba lance. The employee lost consciousness as well as sustaining several rib fractu res, dislocated bones within his neck, and suffered a concussion. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: concussion, dislocated, elevator, elevator shaft, fall, fracture, ladder, lost balance, neck, rib, unconsciousness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343660.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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