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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201637220 - Employee'S Arm Fractured When Caught By Conveyor Belt

Accident: 201637220 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 10/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117412210/15/20071794Dow Bros Inc

On October 10, 2007, Employee #1 was scraping debris off a conveyeor belt on a Royer 466 separator when his glove became caught by the belt. His arm was wrapped around the drum of the belt and fractured multiple times before a coworker stopped the machine.

Keywords: fracture, glove, work rules, belt conveyor, cleaning, caught by, construction, arm, nip point, conveyor belt
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Maintenance or repair Under $50,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311174122 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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