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Accident: 170825871 - Employee Injured When Caught In Pulley

Accident: 170825871 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 11/12/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30288583511/12/19992299Tedco Industries, Inc.

Employee #1 was trying to squeeze through a 12 in. wide space between a wall and the pulley for a flat belt when his clothes became caught and he was pulled into the belt. He was unable to free himself until the belt came off and he was thrown against a wall. Employee #1 sustained two fractures to his jaw, two fractured vertebrae, and fractured ribs. The pulley was not guarded.

Keywords: clothing, clearance, fracture, work rules, struck against, caught by, pulley, conveyor belt, vertebra, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302885835 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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