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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201623105 - Worker'S Arm Is Caught In Drive Shaft

Accident: 201623105 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 01/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31474511801/28/20110191Michael Noonan

On January 27, 2011, an employee was working at a farm. As he was reaching over the drive shaft of a potato boxer, the sleeve on his right arm became caught in a screw protruding from the shaft. His right hand and arm were pulled into the mechanism and became wrapped around the shaft. He sustained a wound to the palm of his right hand, and he was hospitalized.

Keywords: clothing, rotating shaft, agriculture, farm machinery, caught by, laceration, nip point, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314745118 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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