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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 e mployee was on the elevator platform and it lifted, pinning him against an upper walkway. He sustained multiple abrasions and a punctured lung, requiring hospi talization.
Keywords: abrasion, conveyor belt, elevator, jammed, lung, pinned, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1346537.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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