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Accident: 117713.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Struck By Wrench And Is Fractured

Accident: 117713.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 06/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1413438.01507/02/2019Resource Recovery Systems, Llc
At 2:00 p.m. on June 21, 2019, an employee was clearing a blockage on a cardboard bailer BA01 machine by turning the twisters motor with a crescent wrench to loosen it. The employee's hand was struck by the wrench when it rotated as it spun out of control and fractured his right hand. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, fracture, hand, wrench
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1413438.015 55 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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