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Accident: 171059744 - Employee Injured Between Safety Guard And Lift Table

Accident: 171059744 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/30/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30360972108/30/20003949Lifetime Products
Employee #1 was attempting to straighten a basketball backboard elevated by an automatic conveyor system. The backboard became caught on the side of the automatic lift table and she climbed through the safety guard to reach it. Employee #1 was straightening the backboard when the automatic sensor on the lift table activated the hydraulic lift mechanism. The table rose, pinning Employee #1 between the guard and the lift table. She sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, guard, pinned, work rules, caught by, caught between, conveyor, elevated work plat, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303609721 Hospitalized injury Other Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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