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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111595104 - Sanofi Bio Industries Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 5

Nr: 111595104Report ID: 1055350Open Date: 01/16/1991

Sanofi Bio Industries Inc
5661 Branch Rd
Wapato, WA 98951
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2033/Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:02/11/1991
Close Case:02/11/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170249965Event: 01/15/1991Employee'S Arm Crushed In Press Room Power Roller
At 8:50 a.m. on January 14, 1991, Employee #1, a production worker, was using a water hose to wash the press room area and the waste belt. As it became wet, the 5 ft high, horizontal waste belt started to slip on the rollers. Employee #1 reached in near the power head and roller and pulled on the belt to stop it from slipping. When the belt started moving again, it apparently caught Employee #1's glove. He sustained severe crushing injuries when his entire arm was pulled over the head roller .
Keywords: clothing, glove, work rules, belt conveyor, cleaning, caught by, roller--mach/part, crushed, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111595104 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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