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Accident: 14539951 - Employee Injured When Arm Caught In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 14539951 -- Report ID: 0830100 -- Event Date: 01/14/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10084784701/14/19872063Western Sugar Company

At approximately 6:45 p.m. on January 13, 1987, Employee #1 was checking an inclined conveyor belt for a hot bearing when his clothing became caught in the head pulley pinch point. His right arm became entangled in the conveyor belt, resulting in injuries that required hospitalization.

Keywords: clothing, maintenance, work rules, caught by, lockout, arm, entangled, nip point, conveyor belt, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100847847 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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