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Accident: 201702982 - Employee'S Arm Is Punctured By Elevator Stop Bolt

Accident: 201702982 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 05/28/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31451786306/02/20103271Cement Products Manufcturing Co Inc

On May 28, 2010, Employee #1 opened a guard and reached in and over the top of a plate elevator. The elevator activated and traveled up. Employee #1's left forearm became caught between the top of the elevator and a frame mounted upper stop bolt. His forearm was impaled on bolt. He switched the elevator to travel down and removed his arm. He was hospitalized for treatment of the puncture wound in his arm.

Keywords: impaled, guard, arm, elevator, puncture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314517863 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported

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