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Accident: 170618144 - Employee'S Arm Injured Between Conveyor Belt And Pulley

Accident: 170618144 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12579835502/17/19982421Dolan Building Materials Co.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on February 3, 1998, Employee #1, age 17, reached into a running conveyor to pick out a piece of wood. His arm became caught by the conveyor belt and was pulled between it and the take-up pulley. Employee #1 sustained multiple lacerations to his arm and a separated shoulder; he was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: shoulder, work rules, belt conveyor, caught between, laceration, conveyor, arm, nip point, pulley, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125798355 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported

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