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Accident: 202613097 - Employee Injures Chest When Pinned Between Roll And Stand

Accident: 202613097 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/01/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31350834304/29/20102653Smurfit Stone Container Enterprises Inc.
At approximately 7:10 p.m. on April 01, 2010, Employee #1 and a coworker were preparing the mount area to mount a paper roll. Employee #1 was trying to raise the arm of the stand and the coworker was bringing the roll of paper loaded on a dolly by using a selector switch. While moving the paper roll, Employee #1 got pinned between the roll and the arm of the corrugator stand, causing a crushing injury to his chest area which required hospitalization for three days. The injury was reported to the Division on April 2, at 6:27 p.m. by the employer, a manufacturer of corrugated paper boxes. The employer had total of 22,000 employees and was unionized (Teamsters, Local- 388). Employee #1 had been a full time regular employee of the employer for 13 years.
Keywords: chest, pinned, caught by, paper roll, torso, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313508343 Hospitalized injury Other Machine operators, not specified

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