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Accident: 109429.015 - Employee Fractures Vertebra And Orbital Bone When Pinned By

Accident: 109429.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347892.01509/25/2018Chassis Corp Dba Chassix Inc
At 3:00 p.m. on September 6, 2018, an employee was standing near a 330-gallon to te that was elevated on a powered industrial truck and was filled halfway with u sed oil. The tote sat on top of a larger secondary tote designed as a containmen t unit to catch any leaking liquid from the primary tote. The employee was stru ck in his back when the elevated tote fell and pinned both legs to the floor. T he employee fractured his orbital bone and vertebra as well as lacerating his fa ce. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: falling object, fracture, laceration, pinned, struck by, tote box, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347892.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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