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Accident: 170593685 - Employee'S Arm Seriously Injured In Dough Mixer

Accident: 170593685 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 06/27/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11999852407/08/19942099Pasta Pasta Pasta
Employee #1, of Pasta, Pasta, Pasta, was cleaning a Dominon #3250 pasta dough mixer with an air hose. The mixer blade grabbed or entangled the air hose and pulled Employee #1's arm into the mixing container. Her left forearm area sustained cuts and puncture wounds that required surgery, and skin grafts, and a 13-day hospitalization. Employee #1 had not received lockout/blockout training; the mixer had not been locked out as required; and this was the first time she had worked with this piece of equipment. This employer is a manufacturer of Italian food including pasta.
Keywords: cleaning, forearm, mixer, lockout, inexperience, air hose, struck by, entangled, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119998524 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Kitchen workers, food preparation

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