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Accident: 14434336 - Employee Injured When Struck By Flying Roller Chain Link

Accident: 14434336 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 04/08/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10391923904/10/19890133Mcbryde Sugar Co Ltd
While a cane crusher drive was being reversed, the drive chain failed and sent one of the broken metal roller links, approximately 2 in. by 4 in., flying. The link struck Employee #1's head. Employee #1 suffered a fractured skull and was blinded in his left eye.
Keywords: eye, fracture, agriculture, equipment failure, skull, struck by, flying object, broken chain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103919239 Hospitalized injury Fracture Crushing and grinding machine operators

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