Accident Report Detail
Accident: 118426.015 - Employee Amputates Arm And Fingers When Caught In Rotating P
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1419279.015||07/30/2019||Nox Us, Llc|
At 1:30 p.m. on July 23, 2019, an employee was working with two coworkers unjamm ing material that had wrapped around rubber lamination rollers. A malfunction in the process had caused a layer of the flooring material to be removed and cause d the sticky midlayer to wrap around a rubber roller. The employee and two cowor kers responded to line alarms and accessed the area under the lamination rollers where the material wrapped up which was in in immediate proximity to the rotati ng parts. The employee and two coworkers all used their hands and knives to unj am the material from the rollers without locking out the machine first. During t his process, the employee caught his right arm in between the rotating parts and used his other hand trying to pull his arm out. The employee incurred crushing injuries and burns to his lower right arm resulting in his lower right arm and a ll the fingers on his left hand being amputated. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
|1||1419279.015||40||F||Hospitalized injury||Laborers, except construction|