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Accident: 200770097 - Employee'S Hand Injured In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 200770097 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12212067807/28/19974513United Parcel Service
On July 28, 1997, Employee #1 was trying to retrieve a letter that was stuck on the inside of a moving conveyor belt. The conveyor's nip point was inadequately guarded, and he sustained serious hand injuries.
Keywords: work rules, belt conveyor, jammed, caught between, conveyor, nip point, conveyor belt, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122120678 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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