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Accident: 143529.015 - Employee Fractures Arm While Clearing Debris From Paper Mach

Accident: 143529.015 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 01/28/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1576885.01502/08/2022Lydall Performance Materials, Inc.

At 8:30 p.m. on January 28, 2022, an employee was operating a paper machine when he entered the back of the machine to remove debris. As the employee reached in to machine it caught his lower arm. The employee fractured his arm, requiring ho spitalization.

Keywords: arm, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught by, clearing, debris, fracture, guard, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, paper machine, reaching, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1576885.015 62 M Hospitalized injury

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