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Accident: 201078359 - Worker Breaks Arm While Trying To Unjam Plying Machine

Accident: 201078359 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/04/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534639509/26/20121761Roejack Roofing Inc
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on September 4, 2012, Employee #1, a 56-year-old male a full time, regular employee of Roejack Roofing Inc., had been using a single ply machine to cut rolls of roofing material. Employee #1 noticed roofing material was going the wrong way and stuck his right hand to try to unjam the paper. Employee #1's lower right arm got caught in machine and got twisted and fractured. Employee #1 was transported to Sharp Grossmont Hospital where he remained for two or three days. Roejack Roofing, Inc. is a professional roofing contractor in California since 1973.
Keywords: fracture, jammed, clogged, arm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315346395 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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