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Accident: 97975.015 - Employee Fractures Hand When Caught In A Belt Conveyor'S Rol

Accident: 97975.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253277.01508/09/2017Zulily, Llc
At approximately 12:27 a.m. on August 2, 2017, an employee was operating the con veyor line. The employee noticed that a package had jammed on the underside of a belt conveyor after the label had stuck to the belt. The employee reached under the outgoing end of the conveyor to pull out the jammed package. The employee's left hand/wrist was caught in between a roller and the moving conveyor belt. T he employee was transported to the hospital and was hospitalized with a fracture d wrist.
Keywords: belt conveyor, caught between, hand, jammed, machine guarding, roller--mach/part, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1253277.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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