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Accident: 170241897 - Employee'S Arm Amputated When Caught In Hopper

Accident: 170241897 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 07/28/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11539704407/28/19952033Milne Fruit Products Inc
At 4:45 p.m. on July 23, 1995, Employee #1, of Milne Fruit, was cleaning the hopper of a long conveyor while the machine running. He had put his right arm in the hopper to clean a ledge when his right glove became caught in the shaft bolt. His arm was pulled around the shaft and amputated below the shoulder.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, rotating shaft, glove, work rules, cleaning, caught by, lockout, arm, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115397044 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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