Alert 06 – 38 Working on Exposed Rotating Machinery Results in LTI


While attempting to work on a prototype pipe testing fixture the operator’s coverall sleeve was caught on the cycle/rpm counter arm which is attached to a rotating shaft. (Figs.1 & 2) The counter arm wrapped his sleeve around the shaft ultimately pulling him violently around the equipment stand. (Figs. 3 & 4) He suffered multiple fractures of the arm.

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