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Accident: 201639937 - Employee Injures Arm When Entangled In Rewinding Machine

Accident: 201639937 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 02/23/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31542098403/01/20112621Oasis Tissue Llc
On February 23, 2011, Employee #1 was servicing a rewinding machine. As he reached through a series of rotating belts to remove a paper core in the calendar rolls of the machine, the sleeve of his jacket was pulled into the belt. Employee #1's arm became entangled in the moving parts, causing significant injuries that included the removal of portions of his bicep and brachialis muscle groups. Employee #1 was freed from the machine rolls and taken to a nearby medical facility, where he was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: clothing, maintenance, ppe, machine operator, lockout, roller--mach/part, entangled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315420984 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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