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Accident: 201179751 - Employee Amptates His Foot While Operating A Baler

Accident: 201179751 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/07/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583391309/12/20065093Recycle America Alliance Dba Clayton Ward Inc
Employee #1 operates the baler and compactor and a front-end loader for a recycling company. Employee #1 entered the compactor to clear some material from the ram area. Employee #1 did not lockout the equipment before entering. Employee #1's left foot was amputated when it was caught by the ram as it closed. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, lockout, waste proc fac, baler, foot, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125833913 Hospitalized injury Amputation Compressing and compacting machine operators

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