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Accident: 202462289 - Employee'S Arm Is Injured In Conveyor

Accident: 202462289 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30083093208/17/20051389Robert Heely Construction, Inc.
At approximately 1:45 p.m. on July 21, 2005, Employee #1, with Robert Heely Construction (an oil field construction and maintenance company), was making cement in a batch plant. After noticing dirt between a drum and a conveyor belt, he reached near the conveyor bar. When his hand slipped, it became caught in the conveyor belt. Employee #1 was able to remove his hand from the conveyor belt and call his supervisor for help. Employee #1 was then airlifted to Kern Medical Center for treatment of a fractured right arm, crushed fingers, artery damage, lacerations, and avulsions.
Keywords: fracture, belt, caught by, laceration, point of operation, conveyor, arm, artery, conveyor belt, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300830932 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

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