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Accident: 170250039 - Employee'S Ribs Fractured When Jacket Caught Screw Conveyor

Accident: 170250039 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 01/21/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11121803801/21/19922099Yakima Valley Hop Processors
Employee #1 removed the guard from a screw conveyor to check the flow of product. While he was leaning over the screw conveyor, his jacket became caught in the auger, then wrapped up in the conveyor and around him. Before the screw conveyor could be shut down, some of Employee #1's ribs were fractured.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, screw conveyor, work rules, caught by, rib, auger, entangled, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111218038 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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