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Accident: 201067394 - Employee'S Arm Amputated After Being Caught In Auger

Accident: 201067394 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/21/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30702756502/24/20040211El Toro Land & Cattle

At approximately 9:50 a.m. on February 21, 2004, Employee #1, a millhand of El Toro Land and Cattle feed-cattle ranch, was working around a feed processing machine which had an unguarded rotating device attached to a grain auger. Employee #1's clothing became entangled in the rotating part, and his arm was twisted and strangulated. He was hospitalized, where his arm was amputated.

Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, agriculture, guard, caught by, feed mill, auger, arm, textile, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307027565 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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