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Accident: 116998.015 - Employee Incurs Contusion On Fingers When Caught In Ingoing

Accident: 116998.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1406217.01506/06/2019Progressive Converting
At 12:00 noon on June 3, 2019, an employee was observing material being transpor ted by conveyor when she placed a ream of paper onto the conveyor. The employee' s gloved hand was grabbed by the conveyor belt and it was pulled into the unguar ded ingoing nip point between the conveyor belt and the metal conveyor housing. The employee was hospitalized to treat a bruised and abraided left ring finger a nd pinky finger.
Keywords: abrasion, belt, belt conveyor, caught by, contusion, conveyor belt, finger, glove, nip point, pulled in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1406217.015 37 F Hospitalized injury

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