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Accident: 143597.015 - Employee Fractures Two Fingers While Cleaning Running Convey

Accident: 143597.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 01/19/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1573566.01501/20/2022Sephora Usa, Inc.

At 5:46 p.m. on January 19, 2022, an employee was cleaning a TGW Cruzbelt Convey or during preventative maintenance. The employee was required to remove a cover exposing the center drive sprockets and chain in order to inspect the chain, lub ricate it with oil, and clean it with a rag. The employee's hand was caught by a nd pulled between the unguarded sprocket and chain. The employee fractured his r ight hand middle and index fingers on the 2nd and 3rd middle phalanxes and was h ospitalized. A lockout device was not affixed to the conveyor's motor switch in the off position deenergizing the machine.

Keywords: belt conveyor, bypass, bypass guard, caught between, caught by, chain, cleaning, conveyor, cover, energized, finger, fracture, hand, lockout, lockout/tagout, lubricating, machine guarding, maintenance, pulled in, sprock

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1573566.015 45 M Hospitalized injury

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