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Accident: 201113958 - Employee Fractures Foot When Caught Between Roller And Chain

Accident: 201113958 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 02/04/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082529604/24/20022631Marfred Industries
At 4:30 p.m., on February 4, 2002, Employee #1, a temporary employee from Marfred Industries was assisting the strapping operator by applying dunnage to pallets of cardboard containers in the Strapping Area. In order to cross over the live roller conveyor, Employee #1 stepped with his left foot on the metal guard protecting the chain driven to the pallet-centering device. His left foot was trapped between the roller and the chain when the device automatically activated. His foot was crushed between the ram, the chain, and the roller. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: chain, fracture, palletized cargo, guard, roller--mach/part, caught between, pallet, containerized cargo, dunnage, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300825296 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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