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Accident: 201702594 - Employee Is Caught In Conveyor, Sustains Lacerations

Accident: 201702594 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 08/21/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31226079708/22/20082099River Point Farms Llc

At approximately 11:15 a.m. on August 22, 2008, Employee #1 was cleaning the idler roll of a conveyor belt. Employee #1 was using a compressed air nozzle to apply compressed air to the roll, when the nozzle was caught in the conveyor. The conveyor pulled Employee #1's hand and lower arm into the roll. Employee #1 was able to self-extract his arm from the conveyor belt. Employee #1 suffered lacerations and was hospitalized.

Keywords: cleaning, caught by, compressed air, hose, roller--mach/part, laceration, conveyor, arm, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312260797 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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