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Accident: 97679.015 - Worker Adjusting Machine Has Arm Amputated

Accident: 97679.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 07/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1250915.01507/25/2017Advanced Concrete Construction, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on July 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a concrete construction company, was pouring concrete at a paving jobsite. While using a wrench to adjust a belt on the paving machine, the machine surged. Employee #1's right arm was pulled into the conveyor. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of his arm from the elbow down.
Keywords: pouring, concrete, elbow, maintenance, amputation, lockout/tagout, concrete truck, conveyor, arm, belt conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1250915.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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