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Accident: 170763023 - Employee'S Arm Is Injured In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 170763023 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/02/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11998189207/18/20020761Gv Ag Labor Service
On July 2, 2002, Employee #1 with G.V. Ag Service was working at the Terra Linda packing plant in Huron, CA. While using an air hose to blow dirt and debris off a conveyor belt, his right arm became caught in the belt. He was hospitalized at University Medical Center for a fracture and lacerations to the arm. The conveyor belt was not deenergized or locked out prior to cleaning.
Keywords: fracture, belt, packing house, cleaning, caught by, compressed air, lockout, laceration, conveyor, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119981892 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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