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Accident: 200536456 - Employee Amputates Arm In Mixing Auger

Accident: 200536456 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/16/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31760569902/17/20143011Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
On February 15, 2014, Employee #1 was tightening several loose mounting bolts to the shaft that had come loose on a mixing conveyor on Level 4. His supervisor reset the conveyor from Level 5 and started operations. Employee #1 had his arms in the conveyor when it restarted and the auger amputated his left arm at the shoulder and severely cut his right hand.
Keywords: amputated, laceration, conveyor, auger, arm, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317605699 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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