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Accident: 120251.015 - Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries When Caught In Conveyor Be

Accident: 120251.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 05/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400999.01505/15/2019Fashion Nova
At 11:10 a.m. on May 04, 2019, an employee was performing usual duties scanning merchandise, printing labels, and bagging/boxing merchandise before placing them on the conveyor. The employee observed the conveyor becoming jammed with a pack age and went to unjam it with the help of a coworker. The employee and coworker lifted the gate which automatically stopped the conveyor in a failed attempt to unjam the conveyor. The employee put her hand in the pinch point of the conveyor as the coworker replaced the gate to its original position. Once the gate was d own, the conveyor restarted and caught the employee's hand. The coworker pulled the emergency cord to stop the machine and went for help. The employee attempted to cut the conveyor to free herself while waiting for emergency services. On Ma y 04, 2019, DOSH was notified of the incident and arrived on site for an inspect ing at 08:55 a.m. on May 15, 2019. The employee was transported to Kaiser Perman ente Downey Medical Center by emergency services for lacerations, partial de-glo ving, and burns.
Keywords: abrasion, abrasive burn, belt conveyor, burn, caught in, contusion, conveyor, conveyor belt, cut, degloving, emergency response, energized, fracture, hand, jammed, laceration, pinched, printing, stuck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1400999.015 46 F Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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