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Accident: 201612280 - Employee Injured By Bale Compressor

Accident: 201612280 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 03/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30481808103/06/20020139Quality Trading Co Llc
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on March 5, 2002, Employee #1 was sweeping up excess straw from the floor in and around a hay/straw bale compressor cutter box. He attempted to return a piece of twine to the operator's station. As he stood on the machine, the hydraulic ram activated catching his foot within the cutting area and breaking his leg.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, fracture, cleaning, caught between, baler, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304818081 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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