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Accident: 170742019 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught Between Belt And Roller

Accident: 170742019 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 04/17/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30121435904/21/19972033Agripac Inc

At approximately 12:00 noon on April 17, 1997, Employee #1 noticed that a case had become stuck on the declined conveyor belt on the F-line. As he was pushing the case down the line, his coat sleeve became caught between the conveyor belt and a roller. The conveyor pulled his sleeve and left hand down between the conveyor belt and the dead roll, severely lacerating the palm of his hand.

Keywords: clothing, work rules, roller--mach/part, caught between, laceration, conveyor, nip point, conveyor belt, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301214359 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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