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Accident: 93812.015 - Employee Hits Head, Falls, And Sustains Leg Fracture

Accident: 93812.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 03/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1216604.01503/13/2017Matcor Metal Fabrication (Illinois) Inc.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on March 9, 2017, Employee #1, a press brake operato r employed by a metal fabrication company, was preparing for a blasting machine operation. He was loading parts into the Pangborn Rotoblast Barrel Machine, Mod el Number 6GN-1R36, Serial Number 6GN-1R36/S960827. He hit his head on the over head door, which caused him to fall. Emergency services were called, and Employe e #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a compoun d fracture to his right femur.
Keywords: blasting, fall, fracture, head, leg, loading, metal shop
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1216604.015 63 M Hospitalized injury

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