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Accident: 200021293 - Two Employees Injured While Cleaning Inside Cylinder

Accident: 200021293 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 06/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30213357406/10/1999509313l American Recycling
Employees #1 and #2 were cleaning the inside of a rotating cylinder while maintenance work was in progress. Both sustained injuries when the machine was turned on while they were inside. Employee #1 suffered a concussion and was hospitalized; Employee #2 suffered multiple lacerations, for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: maintenance, rotating parts, cylinder, work rules, cleaning, lockout, laceration, fall, concussion, communication
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302133574 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 302133574 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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