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Accident: 14371637 - Employee'S Hand Caught Between Sprocket And Belt Conveyor

Accident: 14371637 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10168937011/06/19862841The Jergens Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING A CONVEYOR BELT BY HAND, USING PAPER TOWELS. HE WAS STANDING AT THE INGOING POINT OF THE SPROCKET WHEEL AND LINK BELT CONVEYOR APPARATUS. THE CONVEYOR WAS IN OPERATION. HIS LEFT HAND BECAME CAUGHT IN THE NIP POINT CAUSING AMPUTATION, CRUSHING AND LACERATION INJURIES.
Keywords: amputated, finger, crushed, laceration, sprocket, nip point, conveyor belt, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101689370 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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