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Accident: 93753.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Caught In Screw Conveyor And Sustains Mult

Accident: 93753.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 03/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215977.01503/06/2017Borbet Alabama, Inc.

At 10:00 a.m. on March 4, 2017, an employee was clearing aluminum chips from a s crew conveyor that had built up, stopping the machine. Once the chips were clean ed out, the employee restarted the machine and kneeled down to visually observe the chip vacuum system. The guard was not in place and the employee's left shirt sleeve became caught on the pin of the screw conveyor. His arm was pulled into the conveyer, sustaining skin removal, tendon damage, dislocation/breakage of bo nes, and lacerations, which he was hospitalized and received treatment.

Keywords: caught by, caught in, clothing, conveyor, crushed, fracture, laceration, machine guarding

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215977.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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