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Accident: 117920.015 - Employee Falls Onto And Is Caught In Conveyor, Crushes Foot

Accident: 117920.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393064.01504/09/2019Alliant Technologies
At 1:41 p.m. on March 17, 2019, an employee was attempting to unjam boxes from t he end sorter chute on a PD2 outbound system sorter. The employee climbed onto t he chute and started to kick the boxes onto the running belt below when he fell onto the conveyor belt. He caught his feet in the conveyor belt and crushed his left foot, requiring medical treatment. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: belt conveyor, caught between, caught by, caught in, climbing, conveyor, conveyor belt, crushed, energized, fall, foot, jammed, lockout, lockout/tagout, material handling, tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1393064.015 29 M Non Hospitalized injury

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