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Accident: 170097513 - Employee'S Arm Broken And Scalp Torn Off By Shaft

Accident: 170097513 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 03/17/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11523541803/18/19970134Weber Weber And Bird Dba Weber Farms
Employee #1 was reaching into a machine to unclog it when her hair became caught on a horizontal shaft. She tried to pull out her hair with her hand, but her arm became wrapped up with her hair. Employee #1's scalp was torn off and her arm was broken in three places.
Keywords: fracture, hair, rotating shaft, scalp, agriculture, work rules, caught by, clogged, arm, entangled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115235418 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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