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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119725.015 Event: 02/21/2019Employee Incurs Fractures When Arm Is Caught In Conveyor
At 8:00 a.m. on February 21, 2019, an employee was inspecting a bag flattener co nveyor to determine where a noise was coming from. As the employee went undernea th the conveyor, his arm was caught between an idle roller and the conveyor belt . The employee suffered compound fractures of both bones in his lower arm and ot her fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, caught between, caught in, conveyor belt, fracture, roller conveyor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1429913.015 Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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