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Accident: 200371789 - Employee'S Leg Fractured By Baling Machine

Accident: 200371789 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/24/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30356063509/18/20013479Allegheny Rodney
On August 24, 2001, an employee was operating a slitter when he went beneath the moving scrap and metal coming off the slitter. A piece of scrap caught the external metatarsal guard on his right shoe and pulled his leg into the bailer. The safety bar was inverted and could not be reached by the employee to stop the machine. He received multiple leg fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, caught by, baler, slitter, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303560635 Hospitalized injury Fracture Rolling machine operators

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