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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensure that an effective hazard identification process was completed to identify any hazards employees would be exposed to when operating the tallow spinners.
- Develop and implement safe operating procedures for employees who operate the tallow spinners that included guides to show maximum load levels
An employee was struck in the back by an internal lid from a tallow spinner, which had been thrown out of the machine at high speed. He suffered a large abdominal wall laceration, punctured lung and multiple fractures in the ribs.