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Accident: 141927.015 - Employee Fractures Forearm When Hand Is Caught In Conveyor B

Accident: 141927.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 12/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1568613.01512/13/2021Owens-Brockway Glass Container, Inc.

At 7:30 p.m. on December 5, 2021, an employee was sweeping up broken glass parti cles from the floor around the reject (cullet) conveyor on a production line. Th e employee was using a small broom to sweep when the tail end of the conveyor ca ught her left hand and pulled her arm into the conveyor. The employee fractured her forearm and hand, requiring surgery and hospitalization.

Keywords: arm, belt, caught by, caught in, cleaning, conveyor, engineering controls, forearm, fracture, hand, lack of engineering controls, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, pinched, pulled

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1568613.015 54 F Hospitalized injury Quality Assurance Inspector

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