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Accident: 170763452 - Employee Fractures Arm When It Gets Caught In Nip Point

Accident: 170763452 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 09/23/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11998061301/31/20030722Hall Ag Enterprises Inc
At approximately 11:20 a.m. on September 23, 2002, an employee of Hall Ag Enterprises, Inc., was turning off the hay baler when the moving belt grabbed hold of his shirtsleeve and pulled his hand into the belt drive. The supervisor removed the front shield enabling the employee to pull his hand out of the machinery. The employee was taken by ambulance to University Medical center in Fresno, CA, where he was hospitalized for treatment of a fractured arm.
Keywords: clothing, fracture, caught by, baler, arm, entangled, nip point, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119980613 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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