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Accident: 101879.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Caught In Belt And Pulley And His Finger

Accident: 101879.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276570.01511/09/2017Intelligrated Services, Llc
At 6:00 p.m. on October 27, 2017, Employee #1, a contract service technician, wa s engaged in troubleshooting and maintenance of a distribution center's Metering Belt Drive conveyor system. During this process, he approached an unprotected running belt drive to identify the source of an unusual noise. He tripped and fell, and his hand was caught in the belt and pulley. Emergency services were c alled, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and tre ated for the amputation of the fingertip of his left hand middle finger and othe r severe lacerations and fractures to his left hand.
Keywords: amputation, conveyor belt, finger, fracture, hand, laceration, lockout/tagout, maintenance, pulley, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1276570.015 43 M Hospitalized injury

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