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Accident: 113622.015 - Employee Fractures Arm When Caught In Rotating End Of Convey

Accident: 113622.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 02/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378665.01502/13/2019Green Renewable, Inc.
At 6:00 p.m. on February 9, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that manufa ctured miscellaneous wood products, such as mulch, shavings, and firewood. He wa s removing frozen soil from the inside of a conveyor wing pulley. As he was reac hing into the conveyor wing pulley, the conveyor system activated. The wing pull ey began rotating. His arm was caught in the rotating wing pulley. He suffered m ultiple fractures to his radius, ulna, and humerus. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, caught in, cleaning, conveyor, forearm, fracture, frozen, lockout, pulley, rotating parts, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378665.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Equipment Operator: Heavy

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