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Accident: 120883.015 - Employee Fractures Leg While Pulling Jammed Log Out Of Conve

Accident: 120883.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1404987.01505/29/2019Sierra Forest Products
At 8:15 a.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee was attempting to extract an 18 inch by 4 foot log that was stuck in a Trommel Screen conveyor by pulling on it. The log was wet and heavy but released easier than the employee expected causing hi m to lose his balance and fall backward onto an uneven surface. The employee inc urred a compound fracture to his left leg and required hospitalization for surge ry.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, conveyor, fall, fracture, jammed, leg, log, lost balance, lost control, lumber, machine operator, material handling, screen, slip, unstable load, unstable position, walking surface, wor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1404987.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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