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Accident: 100754.015 - Employee Suffers Arm Fracture When Caught In Unguarded Rotat

Accident: 100754.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276908.01511/15/2017Inland Empire Truss, Inc.
At 4:13 p.m. on October 30, 2017, Employee #1, a sawyer, was working at a truss manufacturing facility, cutting wood truss components to size for construction o f trusses. The employee was using a Component Saw #5. He attempted to step acros s the waste wood conveyor and placed his hand onto a part of the structure to as sist in his crossing. At the same time that his hand was on the structure, a cot ter pin on the unguarded rotating shaft of Component Saw #5 caught the sleeve of his shirt and caused his arm to become entangled onto the shaft. Employee #1 su ffered a compound fracture to his right arm and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: arm, caught in, cotter pin, entangled, fracture, rotating shaft, saw, sawyer, truss, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1276908.015 60 M Hospitalized injury

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