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Accident: 170703367 - Employee Injures Hand Caught In Conveyor Head Pulley

Accident: 170703367 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 09/03/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11212170210/29/19920723William M. Bolthouse Farms
At approximately 4:40 a.m. on September 3, 1992, Employee #1 was cleaning equipment in the master pack area of Wm. Bolthouse Farms when he observed a plastic bag caught in a moving conveyor head pulley. He knelt down, and reached underneath the conveyor belt to remove the bag. Employee #1's left hand became caught in the moving conveyor head pulley and was lacerated. He was hospitalized as a result of his injury.
Keywords: agriculture, packing house, work rules, cleaning, caught by, lockout, laceration, conveyor belt, hand, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112121702 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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