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Accident: 116065.015 - Employee Fractures Arm When Caught In Rotating Shaft

Accident: 116065.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 05/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399189.01505/07/2019Ok Foods Inc.
At 6:43 a.m. on May 6, 2019, an employee was handing a bag of cooked chicken to a coworker after the bag had been rejected for improper weight. The employee re ached over the conveyor motor when his protective sleeve contacted an exposed ro tating shaft. When the sleeve came in contact with the exposed shaft, the employ ee's arm was pulled into the rotating shaft. The employee was hospitalized with injuries of an exposed fracture to both the radius and the ulna.
Keywords: arm, caught in, conveyor, food processing, fracture, protective clothing, rotating shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1399189.015 51 F Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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