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Accident: 116468.015 - Employee Incurs Lacerations And Fractures While Scrapping Ro

Accident: 116468.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 05/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1402832.01505/22/2019Vorteq Coil Finishers, Llc
At 8:30 a.m. on May 16, 2019, an employee was trying to avoid stopping the produ ction line by lifting up a hinged guard and scraping excess product off of a rol ler with a razor while the roller was still running. The employee got too close to the pinch point and his hand was pulled into the nip point causing laceratio ns and broken bones to the his right hand, wrist and forearm requiring hospitali zation.
Keywords: caught in, forearm, fracture, hand, laceration, nip point, roller conveyor, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1402832.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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