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Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation at DRUMCO OF ARKANSAS, INC. in Arkadelphia, Arkansas
An employee was on top of a shot blaster pushing down metal shots from a sight glass into the auger when the auger caught the employee’s hand and pulled his arm into the shot blaster. He sustained vascular damage in his arm and was hospitalized.
|Nature||1972||Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury|
|Part of Body||420||Arm(s), unspecified|
|Event||6412||Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation|
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