Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170164487 - Employee'S Hand Fractured In Moving Belt Conveyor
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|111971537||08/20/1990||3399||0||C R & R Recycle Center|
Abstract: At approximately 3:00 a.m. on July 11, 1990, Employee #1 entered the pit of a belt conveyor used for sorting recycled glass to clean out accumulated debris. He shut off the belt conveyor and stationed a coworker at the controls. When he was finished with the cleaning, Employee #1 told the coworker to start up the machine. While it was running, he reached in to remove one last piece of debris. His glove became caught between the belt and pulley, pulling in his hand and arm. His hand was severely fractured. He was taken to Los Alamitos Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for 4 days. No violations were observed that related to the accident.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||111971537||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec|