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Accident: 117234.015 - Employee Punctures Lung When Pinned Between Boxes And Convey

Accident: 117234.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 06/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 8:45 p.m. on June 11, 2019, an employee was loading an outbound trailer while standing between the boxes and the edge of the conveyor. The conveyor came forw ard pinning the employee against boxes. A passing supervisor saw the employee an d immediately responded and called for medical help. The employee was hospitaliz ed with a punctured lung.
Keywords: conveyor, crushed, loading, lung, material handling, pinned, puncture, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1409385.015 56 F Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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