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Accident: 107438.015 - Employee Fractures Arm And Hand When Caught In Auger

Accident: 107438.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 07/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1330891.01507/17/2018Emmaus Foods Llc
At 11:45 a.m. on July 9, 2018, an employee and his supervisor removed a guard to an auger to remove breading that became stuck to the auger. The employee's supervisor turned on the auger while the employee's hand was in between the auger which fractured the employee's left hand and arm. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, fracture, hand, guard, caught by, auger, auger mechanism
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1330891.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Fracture

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