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Accident: 111945.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Fractures When Falling Through Ma

Accident: 111945.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 12/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367128.01512/18/2018Kayoi Steel Group America
At 7:00 p.m. on December 16, 2018, an employee was cleaning a chute ad was using a torch to cut slag during shut-down of furnace and maintenance operations. The employee stepped over the chute to cut the slag, slipped, and fell through an opening where the slag is sent to the melting pot. The employee fractured several ribs, shoulder, wrist, and dislocated an elbow. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: rib, slip, torch, cutting, fall, fracture, elbow, dislocated, wrist, shoulder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367128.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Dislocation Equipment Operator: Heavy

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