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Accident: 122589.015 - Employee Suffers Head Laceration When Hair Is Caught In Conv

Accident: 122589.015 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 06/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1411924.01506/28/2019Sisco Corporation Dba Sisco Box
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on June 13, 2019, an employee worked at a box manufac turing warehouse and was refilling a glue reservoir on a Crittenden Glue Machine , Model C-5400, Serial Number 9-01-2. A coworker was working with the employee o n the machine and assisted with the E-stop. The employee was standing on a step ladder, which was located under the glue filling container/pot, loading glue int o the top of the Crittenden Glue Machine from a red glue container (cigarette bu tt can) that was located on top of the step ladder as well. While bending over to retrieve the glue and standing to feed the glue into the glue pot above, the employee's hair was caught in the conveyor drive shaft below the glue reservoir and pulled her down toward the return idler rails. The employee's right side of the forehead was lacerated upon impact with the steel idler rail tracks of the c onveyor on the Crittenden Glue Machine. The employee was hospitalized to treat t hese injuries.
Keywords: caught in, conveyor, glue, head, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1411924.015 24 F Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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