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Accident: 201638756 - Employee Fractures Wrist When Hand Is Caught Between Gears

Accident: 201638756 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 08/24/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31347659009/03/20092421Stimson Lumber Company
On August 24, 2009, Employee #1, a millwright worker, was adjusting the roller after replacing the gears on the planer machine. The roller was stuck so the employee tried to tap the stuck part of the roller with a hammer. The gear and roller dropped down trapping his hand between gears. Employee #1 fractured his wrist and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, caught between, gear, hand, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313476590 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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