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Accident: 202466983 - Employee'S Arm Is Fractured In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 202466983 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/02/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31242881608/20/20082952Eot Corporation

At approximately 3:15 p.m. on August 2, 2008, Employee #1 was cleaning the starwheel, which was the hold section that holds roofing shingles temporarily until they were stacked. He finished cleaning the machine and closed the gate. As the gate was being pushed, he raised his hand, and it was caught in the moving belt and tension pulley overhead. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured arm.

Keywords: fracture, belt, belt conveyor, cleaning, caught by, caught between, struck by, arm, nip point, pulley

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312428816 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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