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Accident: 96120.015 - Employee Fractures Pelvis When Pinned Between A Metal Pile A

Accident: 96120.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237802.01506/06/2017Midwest Scrap Management
At 12:15 p.m. on May 30, 2017, Employee #1 was removing a catalytic convertor from a junk truck in a metal recycling yard. An operator in the yard, using grappling jaws, dropped a load of scrap metal on a pile near the employee. The scrap metal rolled down the pile, and pinned Employee #1 between the pile and a junk truck. Employee #1 sustained a broken pelvis and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pelvis, truck, crane, fracture, caught between, scrap yard, pinned, struck by, scrap metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237802.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Spotter

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