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Accident: 101950.015 - Employee Suffers Amputation When Fingertip Is Caught Between

Accident: 101950.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 12/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1286128.01501/04/2018Pennhills Resources, Llc

At 2:20 p.m. on December 27, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were working on a forklift that was experiencing belt/battery charging issues. The employee had hi s hand on the belt of the motor. The coworker thought that he heard the employee ask him to start the forklift. Employee#1's fingertip became caught between the belt and pulley when the motor started, and was amputated.

Keywords: amputated, battery, belt, caught between, finger, powered industrial vehicle, pulley

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1286128.015 56 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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