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Accident: 111129.015 - Employee Fractures Forearm When Forced Against Frame Of Mach

Accident: 111129.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 11/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1361314.01511/20/2018Cheese Merchants Of America Llc
At 11:45 a.m. on November 12, 2018, an employee was running a cup filler machine for shredded cheese that had no guards for the point of operation, rotating parts, or sprockets and chains. The employee reached in to the filled cup area of the conveyor to verify that the seals were set on the cups and the conveyor chain caught the sleeve of his smock. The employee's right arm was forced against the side of the machine's fixed frame and fractured his forearm. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, chain, forearm, guard, fracture, conveyor, caught by, sprocket, unguarded, frame
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1361314.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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