“Wood Compressor Injury”
PERRIS, CALIFORNIA (August 10, 2017) – A worker was involved in a work accident at a company that frameworks that supports structures Thursday morning, according to reports from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department and Inland Empire Truss Inc. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately at 11:00 a.m. at Inland Empire Truss Inc. The man was operating a rolling press when a piece of wood caught his right foot and pulled his leg into the roller, according to Cal/OSHA.
The man sustained a crushed right leg and a broken ankle.
Emergency crews responded to the scene. Cal/OSHA is investigating the cause of the incident, according to Cal/OSHA spokeswoman Erika Monterroza. Serious accidents that put the lives of workers at risk can warrant a fine of up to $25,000.
in a previous issue Inland Empire Truss Inc. is contesting a fine of $11,700 in March for violation of workplace rules regarding appropriate foot protection required by employees.
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