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Accident: 115857.015 - Employee Fractures Arm While Repairing Conveyor Belt

Accident: 115857.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 03/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382316.01503/04/2019Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, Llc
At 3:30 a.m. on March 1, 2019, an employee was repairing a conveyor belt that wa s slipping. The employee put sand on the roller for traction, bypassed the machi ne guard, but did not lockout the machine. The result was a left arm fracture th at required hospitalization.
Keywords: arm, conveyor belt, fracture, guard, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, maintenance, repair, roller conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382316.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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