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Accident: 201053840 - Employee'S Legs Crushed When Metal Coils Shift

Accident: 201053840 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 03/29/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12607146305/26/20003444Staub Metals Corp
At approximately 9:34 a.m. on March 29, 2000, Employee #1 was standing between stacked metal coils, each of which weighed over 10,000 lb. The stacked coils on top shifted down and across onto the coils on the ground, creating a pinch point between the rolls where Employee #1 was located. He suffered crushing injuries and multiple fractures of both legs.
Keywords: fracture, unsecured, work rules, caught between, crushed, housekeeping, leg, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126071463 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, production occupations

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