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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14568265 Event: 08/03/1982Arm Caught In Conveyor Belt.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A CONVEYOR AND SHEAR MACHINE. SOME ALUMINUM SCRAP HUNG UP UN THE CONVEYOR BELT FEEDING THE MOSELY SHEAR MACHINE (SERIAL NO. 16265). HE ATTEMPTED TO FREE THE HUNG-UP SCRAP WITHOUT TURNING OFF THE CONVEYOR AND SHEAR. HIS ARM WAS CAUGHT AND MANGLED. THE EQUIPMENT WAS NOT PROPERLY GUARDED.
Keywords: guard, conveyor, mech mat handling, arm, conveyor belt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14224224 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Lathe and turning machine set-up operators

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