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Accident: 110848.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Pinned Between Fall

Accident: 110848.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359209.01511/08/2018Kooima Company
At 12:30 p.m. on October 26, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were looking throu gh steel sheets that were leaning on a metal rack. As the coworker flipped throu gh the steel sheets, Employee #1 was holding the steel up by leaning on it. As a dditional steel leaned on the employee, the weight of the steel caused the emplo yee to lose his balance and move backwards. The steel shifted and the employee b ecame pinned between the steel and an automated moving cart. Employee #1 sustain ed a bruised torso/stomach and fractured vertebrae. He was hospitalized for trea tment.
Keywords: cart, caught between, contusion, falling object, fracture, lost balance, pinned, steel, stomach, torso, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1359209.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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