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Accident: 144347.015 - Employee Degloves Fingers While Clearing Conveyor System Jam

Accident: 144347.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 12/03/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1567374.01512/08/2021United Parcel Service

At 5:00 p.m. on December 3, 2021, an employee attempting to clear a jam on a con veyor system, reached into the conveyor system to remove a stuck package. As the package rolled up, it forced the employee's hand to contact the belt and into a n overhead roller. The employee sustained a de overhead roller. The employee wa s hospitalized to treat a degloving of the left middle and ring finger to the bo ne.

Keywords: conveyor, conveyor belt, degloving, finger, jammed, roller--mach/part

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1567374.015 35 F Hospitalized injury

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