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Accident: 171038490 - Employee'S Hand And Arm Injured In Conveyor Pulley

Accident: 171038490 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 08/05/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30221843308/05/19992033Del Monte Corp Dba Del Monte Foods Usa
At approximately 1:30 a.m. on August 5, 1999, Employee #1 was cleaning the waste conveyor belt and adjacent areas. He was approaching the end of the belt when his left hand and arm became caught near the tail pulley guard plate and he was pulled to his knees. Employee #1 suffered a fractured arm, and his left hand was nearly amputated. He was transported to the hospital, where his hand was surgically reattached.
Keywords: fracture, amputated, cleaning, caught by, arm, nip point, pulley, conveyor belt, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302218433 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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