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Accident: 143293.015 - Employee Fractures Arm When Caught In Auger

Accident: 143293.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 01/25/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1575631.01502/01/2022Darling Ingredients, Inc.

AT 9:00 p.m. on January 25, 2022, an employee was part of a maintenance crew tha t was replacing belts on a screw auger motor. The employee removed the cover fro m an adjacent auger while the auger was running. The employee's arm was caught by the auger. The employee was hospitalized to treat a fractured forearm.

Keywords: arm, auger, auger mechanism, belt, caught by, caught in, forearm, fracture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1575631.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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