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Accident: 202509683 - Employee Suffers Head Injures In Fall On Energized Track

Accident: 202509683 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31433794001/04/20135099Meyer Corporation, U.S.
On November 29, 2012, Employee #1 was responding a coworker's request for assistance to clear a jammed plastic pallet from a conveyor. The employee climbed onto the energized track and fell from the end of the conveyor. Employee #1 was struck by a robotic sorting transfer vehicle (STV) that moved palletized products via an automated storage retrieval system. The employee was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated a fracture and lacerations to the head, face, neck and left scapula. Employee #1 was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: fracture, head, robot, vehicle, jammed, laceration, conveyor, elec circ part--misc, fall, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314337940 Hospitalized injury Fracture Specified mechanics and repairers

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