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Accident: 201700580 - Employee Suffers Fractured Arm

Accident: 201700580 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 11/06/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30259794311/09/19992037Heinz Frozen Food Co

On November 6, 1999, Employee #1 was injured while removing packaging tape from rollers on an overhead conveyor. Employee #1 apparently climbed a ladder attached to a case elevator and reached over the conveyor with his left arm to hold a roller while removing tape from it with his right hand. The equipment was not locked out. Employee #1's left arm was fractured when struck by the case elevator. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: fracture, lockout, roller--mach/part, conveyor, struck by, arm, elevator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302597943 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Machinery maintenance occupations

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