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Accident: 171043011 - Employee Injured Between Stacker And Floor

Accident: 171043011 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 07/26/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11546779707/26/19942431Can-Am Millwork Ltd
Employees were installing a safety chain to keep workers out of a danger zone, at the east end of a stacker about 20 in. from its frame. Employee #1 was holding the chain while it was being tacked by a coworker. He went behind the chain and when the stacker cycled he was caught between the stacker and the floor. He was hospitalized with a dislocated hip. Employee #1 said he knew better than to get between the stacker and the chain.
Keywords: chain, installing, work rules, lockout, caught between, dislocated, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115467797 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported

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