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Accident: 143554.015 - Employee Fractures Arm In Conveyor

Accident: 143554.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 12/14/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1577049.01502/09/2022Silbrico Corporation

At 12:00 noon on December 12, 2021, a temporary employee was unloading ore from a train onto the conveyor belt system when he entered a confined space to clean ore from the wheel of the system. The employee's arm was pulled into the conveyo r and he was entangled and trapped for hours until he lost consciousness. The em ployee was discovered by coworkers and transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment. The employee was admitted with fractures to his right arm and con tusions and lacerations to his face.

Keywords: arm, cleaning, confined space, contusion, conveyor, conveyor belt, entangled, face, fracture, laceration, lost consciousness, pulled in, temporary worker, train, trapped, unloading

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1577049.015 19 M Hospitalized injury

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