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Accident: 200356517 - Employee'S Arm Is Degloved By Conveyor Rollers And Amputated

Accident: 200356517 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 04/09/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31093069806/25/20073011Bridgestone Firestone North America Tire, Llc
On April 9, 2007, Employee #1 was working for a tire manufacturer. He was trying to pick up rubber that had become piled on the floor after coming off the conveyor of the 8-inch sidewall tuber. The rubber stuck to his left glove and pulled his left hand between the tuber's tail and snubber rollers. His left arm was degloved by the conveyor belt and rollers. Employee #1 was hospitalized, and his arm was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, degloved, roller--mach/part, caught between, conveyor, mech mat handling, arm, hand, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310930698 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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