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Accident: 200960144 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Chain Belt Conveyor

Accident: 200960144 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 08/04/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12737595409/16/19962037Saulsbury Bros. Incorporated
Employee #1 was working at a Laport chain belt conveyor that ran squash toward an angled Teflon divider. He was reaching for a squash that was stuck close to the divider when his fingers became caught in the openings of the belt mesh. They were pulled toward the divider and the tip of his left middle finger was amputated.
Keywords: chain, amputated, finger, work rules, belt conveyor, caught by, caught between, conveyor, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127375954 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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