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Accident: 102713.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Caught In Rotating

Accident: 102713.015 -- Report ID: 0253420 -- Event Date: 01/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1292094.01501/16/2018Borough Of Bay Head Department Of Public Works
At 1:15 p.m. on January 10, 2018, Employee #1 was observing the salt flow from t he dump body to the ground through a "Salt Dogg" under tailgate auger/spreader, model number: 92420A, serial number: 7657, that was mounted to the tailgate of a dump truck. Employee #1's arm made contact with the rotating auger blades, sust aining complex lacerations and degloving injuries to his left hand, wrist, and f orearm. Employee #1 also sustained compartment syndrome to his upper left extrem ities, and a left ulnar styloid fracture. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treat ment.
Keywords: arm, auger, auger mechanism, blade, caught in, dump truck bed, fracture, laceration, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1292094.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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