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Accident: 201500956 - Employee Injured When Caught Between Conveyor Container

Accident: 201500956 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11967094110/02/19984513Federal Express
At 5:00 a.m. on September 23, 1998, Employee #1, an equipment operator, received a serious injury while working for Federal Express. Employee #1 was pushing a MLDLAMD container on static rack #17 from the south to the north, with three other employees. The container became stuck and difficult to move near a canopy stanchion. Employee #1 attempted to step around to the inside of the stanchion when her foot slipped off the catwalk and down between conveyor rollers. The container was still being pushed by another worker who did not know she had slipped, pushing the container over her right leg, breaking it in two places. Employee #1 was hospitalized to treat her injuries.
Keywords: fracture, caught between, conveyor, catwalk, containerized cargo, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119670941 Hospitalized injury Fracture Stock handlers and baggers

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