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Accident: 109165.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Climbing Under Convey

Accident: 109165.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346537.01509/13/2018New Pig
At 7:50 p.m. on September 6, 2018, an employee was bagging mats on a high speed sheeter when the machine became jammed. The employee broke the light curtain and entered the machine to remove a pad stuck in a conveyor belt. While doing this, the employee triggered an optical eye for an elevator within the machine. The employee was on the elevator platform and it lifted, pinning him against an upper walkway. He sustained multiple abrasions and a punctured lung, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: pinned, jammed, lung, elevator, puncture, abrasion, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1346537.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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