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Accident: 201201886 - Employee Injured While Operating A Bale-Wrapping-Station

Accident: 201201886 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 10/04/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30573571412/09/20025191Acx Pacific Inc
On October 4, 2002, Employee #1 was moving half-cut bales of hay to a wrapping station. For some reason several bales fell to the floor from the wrapping station platform. Employee #1 stepped off the station platform to get the bales and was struck on the chest by another falling bale. He contacted the office, following the incident and was transported to Albany General Hospital. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for a torn esophagus.
Keywords: chest, baler, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305735714 Hospitalized injury Other Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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