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Accident: 201492428 - Employee'S Arm Is Fractured When Caught By Rollers

Accident: 201492428 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/03/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618754106/18/20097361Placement Pros
On March 3, 2009, Employee #1, a machine operator, was cleaning the conveyor on the packing house production floor. He reached into the conveyor, without turning it off, to remove a piece of fruit. The conveyor belt caught his right arm and wrapped it around the end rollers, causing a fracture to his arm. He was hospitalized for treatment. .
Keywords: fracture, cleaning, machine operator, caught by, roller conveyor, lockout, fruit packing, arm, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126187541 Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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