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Accident: 122950.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Fractured When Pulled Into Machine

Accident: 122950.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 08/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1453200.01512/23/2019Nemat Inc,
At 1:15 p.m. on August 9, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an electrical contracto r, was engaged in installation work at a residence. He was using a Greenlee G3 cable Tugger to pull cables through a conduit. The employee's right arm was dra wn into the machine when the pull rope wrapped around the capstan (pulley). Emp loyee #1 was hospitalized and treated for a fractured arm.
Keywords: arm, cable, caught by, caught in, conduit, electrical work, equipment operator, fracture, installing, pulled in, pulley, residential construction, rope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1453200.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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