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Accident: 97209.015 - Employee'S Arm Is Amputated When It Is Caught In A Conveyor

Accident: 97209.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 07/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1247415.01507/17/2017Brl Holdings, Inc.
At 5:50 p.m. on July 10, 2017, an employee was attempting to remove a spike from underneath a conveyor. The spike was under the conveyor near an unguarded belt and pulley. The employee's hand was pulled into the belt and pulley and his rig ht arm was amputated at or near the shoulder.
Keywords: amputation, arm, belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, pulley, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1247415.015 23 M Hospitalized injury

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