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Accident: 201615549 - Employee Suffers Fractures When Caught By Conveyor Belt

Accident: 201615549 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 09/02/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31664189309/03/20130181F & B Farms Llc
At approximately 6:15 a.m. on September 2, 2013, Employee #1 was walking by a moving conveyor belt and saw that there was debris (twigs, leaves, etc.) on the moving conveyor belt and instinctively went to brush it off with his gloved hand. The employee's glove got snagged on something that caught and pulled his right hand and arm into the conveyor belt point of operation and wrapped around the tail spool. Emergency Medical Service was called. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for shoulder, arm and hand fractures. The employee remained hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, shoulder, caught by, point of operation, conveyor, arm, conveyor belt, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316641893 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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