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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201481827 Event: 12/29/1998Employee Sustained Multiple Fractures When Pinned By Machine
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on December 29, 1998, two employees were moving a 2000-lb bed sheet feeder machine back into its original position. The machine tipped over and fell onto Employee #1. He sustained a compound fractured right angle, fractured collar bone, and fractured vertebrae. He was transported to John Muir Hospital.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, collarbone, textile, falling object, vertebra, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125869842 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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