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Accident: 201954062 - Employee Is Injured When Caught Between Coil Master

Accident: 201954062 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30842417511/22/20043341Precision Strip, Inc.
On November 15, 2004, Employee #1 was operating a coil master, used to shrink wrap steel coils. Employee #1 transported the coil master to station three to attempt to place an ID ring inside of the coil master machine. While attempting to place the ID ring Employee #1 was caught by the moving rail of the coil master and pinched between the rail and the coil. Employee #1 sustained broken ribs and a collapsed lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, lung, collapse, rail, machine operator, ring, caught between, rib
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308424175 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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