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Accident: 170695381 - Employee Injured Trying To Stop Falling Barrel

Accident: 170695381 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 05/22/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11209811605/29/19925142Smuckers Co
Employee #1, of Smucker Co., was working on a process line filling barrels with strawberry waste. A forklift was lifting four barrels at one time. One barrel slipped because of the lack of a guardrail. Employee #1 tried to restrain the barrel but fell, lacerating his head and hurting his arm. Smucker Co. was cited for violating T8CCR 3942(a).
Keywords: head, guardrail, work rules, drum, industrial truck, laceration, fall, struck by, arm, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112098116 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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