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Accident: 117326.015 - Employee Fractures Leg On Conveyor In Fall From Platform

Accident: 117326.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 06/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1410219.01506/14/2019Turman Sawmill
At 2:00 p.m. on June 12, 2019, an employee was using a chainsaw to trim the edge s of planks stacked on a pallet sitting on a roller conveyor. While the employee was working on the stack another pallet of material collided with the one he wa s working on. The employee panicked and slipped off the platform he was standing on catching his leg between the pallet and one of the conveyor rollers. The emp loyee suffered a compound fracture of his right leg and was hospitalized.
Keywords: ankle, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, chain saw, collision, conveyor, cutting, fall, foot, fracture, leg, lost balance, lost control, lumber stack, machine operator, material handling, pallet, palleti
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1410219.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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