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Accident: 201481827 - Employee Sustained Multiple Fractures When Pinned By Machine

Accident: 201481827 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/29/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12586984201/26/19992241Tartan Textile Services, Inc.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on December 29, 1998, two employees were moving a 2000-lb bed sheet feeder machine back into its original position. The machine tipped over and fell onto Employee #1. He sustained a compound fractured right angle, fractured collar bone, and fractured vertebrae. He was transported to John Muir Hospital.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, collarbone, textile, falling object, vertebra, ankle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125869842 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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