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Accident: 99406.015 - Employee Sustains Lacerations And Abrasions While Cleaning A

Accident: 99406.015 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 09/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267278.01509/11/20172421317718250 - Seneca Sawmill Company
At 7:50 a.m. on September 1, 2017, an employee was using an air hose and wand to clean up sawdust in a basement. The employee walked behind the machine guard next to the moving belt and roller. The employee was pushing the air wand through an opening in the conveyor belt to the upper deck. While pushing the air wand through the opening in the conveyor, a roller caught the employee's left sleeve and his left arm wrapped around the roller. The employee sustained lacerations on the elbow and abrasions.
Keywords: caught in, cleaning, guard, laceration, conveyor belt, abrasion, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1267278.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous hand working occupations FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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