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Accident: 170110878 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught By Conveyor Belt Rollers

Accident: 170110878 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10913221707/12/19942759Elran Corporation
On July 11, 1994, Employee #1 was standing adjacent to the head pulley on a conveyor belt that was to be stocked. When she placed her hands on the conveyor belt her right hand was suddenly caught between the head pulley and an unused idler pulley. She was hospitalized for burns and abrasion to her hand and wrist caused by the rotating rubber conveyor belt.
Keywords: burn, work rules, roller--mach/part, caught between, abrasion, pulley, conveyor belt, hand, inattention, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109132217 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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