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Accident: 114016.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Severely Injured When Caught In Machinery

Accident: 114016.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 02/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381741.01502/26/2019Georgia Pacific, Llc
At 3:50 a.m. on February 15, 2019, Employee #1 was troubleshooting the edge protectors of a strapper machine. The employee proceeded to the batten feeder area with tools, entered the strapper area, and was located at the edge protector chute when a coworker started the machine. The coworker was unaware that Employee #1 was inside the machine, who sustained severe bruising, crushing, contusion and a abrasion to his left arm. Employee #1, as result, was hospitalized.
Keywords: abrasion, contusion, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, crusher, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381741.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Machine operators, not specified

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