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Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery, unspecified at PLANTERS COTTON OIL MILL, INC. in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

DATE: 03/21/19

An employee working next to the filter house was blowing down a fan slab under the filter house hopper when his jacket sleeve became tangled in a rotating shaft, pulling his left arm into the shaft. He suffered a mangled left hand, wrist, and forearm.

Report ID 2019032982  
Date 03/21/2019  
UPA 1437926  
Inspection 1386717  
Primary NAICS 339999  
Nature 1972 Soreness, pain, hurt-nonspecified injury
Part of Body 489 Multiple upper extremities locations, n.e.c.
Source 30 Machinery, unspecified
Secondary Source 9115 Suits, coats, jackets
Event 6410 Caught in running equipment or machinery, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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