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Accident: 201522331 - Employee'S Arm Is Fractured When Caught In Conveyor

Accident: 201522331 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 01/11/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12315875001/11/20054953Waste Conversion Technologies Inc.
On January 11, 2005, Employee #1, of Waste Conversion Technologies, Inc., was reaching over the rotating end cylinder of a moving conveyor belt to remove several pieces of wood that were stuck alongside the belt. As he reached over, his coat got caught. Employee #1 was pulled onto the belt, and his arm was fractured in the process. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, caught by, arm, nip point, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123158750 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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