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Accident: 201159225 - Employee'S Leg Is Injured When Struck By Paper Rolls

Accident: 201159225 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/25/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At about 10:20 p.m. on March 25, 2004, Employee #1 was stacking a set of paper rolls (each 6-in. thick, 51.5-in diameter, and weighing about 200 lbs). As he turned to put a metal rod into the set of rolls that was ready to stack, three other rolls (all weighing about 600 lbs) fell onto his right leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a compound fracture of his lower right leg.
Keywords: fracture, ind trk operator, paper roll, caught between, paper, falling object, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300865490 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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