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Accident: 201701331 - Employee Is Injured On Moving Assembly Unit

Accident: 201701331 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/09/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30512934807/11/20023792Fleetwood Travel Trailers Of Oregon Inc
On July 9, 2002, Employee #1, an assembly line worker, was on his second day of work and was being trained by another experienced employee. At approximately 11 am, the employee failed to hear the verbal warning that the unit was about to be moved forward to the next station. When the unit started forward, the employee was standing on a vertical metal catwalk with support post. Employee #1 sustained crushing injuries when became caught between the moving unit and the support post. The employee was attended to by other employees and transported by ambulance to an area hospital. Employee #1 was transferred to a neighboring hospital to be treated by a Neurologist and remain hospitalized.
Keywords: metal bar, support posts, caught between, crushed, catwalk, vertical conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305129348 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Assemblers

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