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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 791301 - Employee'S Arm Severely Lacerated In Crossover Brace

Accident: 791301 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 06/21/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12370685506/21/19955211Cascade Enterprises Inc

At approximately 1:10 p.m. on June 19, 1995, Employee #1, of Cascade Block, was examining an automatic feed system for empty pallets at a cement block manufacturing facility in Medford, OR. While checking the tension on a feed apparatus in the cleaning machine, Employee #1's arm became caught on the carriage works and was shoved into a crossover brace by a hydraulic cylinder. The top of Employee #1's forearm was lacerated to the bone. He was able to extricate himself and was hospitalized.

Keywords: work rules, forearm, caught by, hydraulic cylinder, lockout, laceration, unguarded, machine--misc

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123706855 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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