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Accident: 118762.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught In Rollers Of Conveyor

Accident: 118762.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1421644.01508/07/2019Saint Jean Industries, Inc.

At approximately 11:45 a.m. on July 17, 2019, an employee was resting his hand o n edge of a roller on a conveyor coming out of an X-ray machine. The exposed cha in and sprocket underneath conveyor rollers with missing guards caught his glove and finger. The employee was hospitalized and had surgical amputation of the t ip of the right-hand middle finger.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, chain, conveyor, finger, glove, guard, sprocket

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1421644.015 24 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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