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Accident: 144181.015 - Employee Suffers Injury When Arm Caught In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 144181.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 02/04/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1581027.01502/28/2022Primeskill Staffing

At 7:15 a.m. on February 4, 2022, an employee, a forklift operator, went down i nto the tunnel to pick up lemons that had fallen under the conveyor. The employ ee picked up 2 lemons on the lower conveyor belt, as he picked up the third lemo n the belt started to move, catching his sleeve and pulling his right arm into t he conveyor. The employee pulled the emergency stop switch and pulled his arm ou t of the conveyor. The employee was hospitalized to treat a compartment syndrome injury to his right arm.

Keywords: arm, caught in, clothing, conveyor, conveyor belt, ind trk operator, pulled in

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1581027.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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