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Accident: 117459.015 - Employee Caught In Brush Shredder Suffers Multiple Injuries

Accident: 117459.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 01/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376654.01502/06/2019Lion Farms L.L.C.
At 7:30 a.m. on January 25, 2019, an employee was operating a New Holland T4050F tractor equipped with an brush shredder. He was investigating a strange noise c oming from the brush shredder when a string hanging from his shirt was caught by the unguarded rotating shaft of the shredder and pulled the employee into the r otating shaft. The employee suffered injuries including a broken upper left arm, cut to his right cheek and skin abrasions on his left arm, requiring hospitaliz ation.
Keywords: abrasion, agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, arm, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught by, caught in, clothing, face, farm machinery, fracture, guard, laceration, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1376654.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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