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Accident: 202654117 - Employee Fractures Leg In Baler

Accident: 202654117 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/04/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31680540702/05/20134953Tonghua (Usa), Inc.
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on February 4, 2013, an employee was stomping some cardboard boxes into the Marathon horizontal baler and was caught by the moving ram. A coworker was working in the area and heard screams and reversed the baler ram. The employee was hospitalized and treated for a fractured leg.
Keywords: fracture, construction, lockout, caught between, baler, work surface, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316805407 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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