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Accident: 119143.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Glove Is Caught By Conveyo

Accident: 119143.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1421189.01508/06/2019Laward Holdings, Inc

At 7:45 p.m. on July 16, 2019, an employee was hooking up an airline while trans ferring an airline from a hand held tool to the motor for a conveyor. The convey or started up and the roller caught the employee's glove and pulled his right ha nd into the pinch point. The employee amputated pinky fingertip and required med ical treatment without hospitalization.

Keywords: airline, amputated, amputation, caught by, conveyor, finger, fingertip, glove, guard, hand tool, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, partial amputation, pinch

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1421189.015 60 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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