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Accident: 170865539 - Employee'S Fingers Injured When Caught In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 170865539 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/07/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12586621002/10/19982064Herman Goelitz Candy Company, Inc.
Employee #1, the operator of a jelly bean printer at the Herman Goelitz candy manufacturing plant, was testing the print marks on the dark candy. She was trying to catch some of the candy from the end of the moving conveyor when her right hand became caught between the conveyor and the space bar. Her ring finger was fractured and her other fingers sustained multiple scrapes.
Keywords: fracture, finger, belt conveyor, caught between, abrasion, conveyor, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125866210 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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