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Accident: 110285.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Arm Is Caught In Mobi

Accident: 110285.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 10/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1354984.01510/22/2018Mckees Rocks Industrial Enterprises Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on October 17, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that engaged in general warehousing and storage. He was using a bar to open the door of a railroad car, when the bar he was using popped out of his hands. The employee fell. As he fell, he hit his head on the car. Then, his right arm became caught in the unguarded tail pulley of a mobile conveyor being used to move material from the car. The employee sustained a broken ulna and damage to ligaments, arteries, and nerves in his right arm. He was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: caught in, fracture, conveyor belt, conveyor, artery, nerve damage, arm, wrist, tendon, railroad car
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1354984.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat

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