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Accident: 115957.015 - Employee Sustains Injuries After Being Crushed By Carriage A

Accident: 115957.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 04/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398368.01505/06/2019Crown Battery Mfg. Co.
At approximately 5:30 a.m. on April 29, 2019, an employee was adjusting a proxim ity switch for the cell basket. The employee was adjusting a sensor/eye on the basket when the machine actuated pinning him between the plug aligner and the c arriage. The employee was standing in the light curtain while making the adjust ment, but the machine still actuated. When the accident happened the machine st opped at the robot cell for an unknown reason so the employee reached into make the adjustment to the sensor. Once the sensor was adjusted correctly, the mach ine moved resulting in severe injuries to the employee. The employee was hospit alized for these injuries.
Keywords: caught in, crushed, pinned, rib, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1398368.015 40 M Hospitalized injury

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