Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170250039 - Employee'S Ribs Fractured When Jacket Caught Screw Conveyor

Accident: 170250039 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 01/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11121803801/21/19922099Yakima Valley Hop Processors

Employee #1 removed the guard from a screw conveyor to check the flow of product. While he was leaning over the screw conveyor, his jacket became caught in the auger, then wrapped up in the conveyor and around him. Before the screw conveyor could be shut down, some of Employee #1's ribs were fractured.

Keywords: clothing, fracture, screw conveyor, work rules, caught by, rib, auger, entangled, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111218038 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.