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Accident: 119440.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Rag Is Caught In Moving Belt

Accident: 119440.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name

At 1:00 p.m. on July 10, 2019, an employee was adjusting a Reliance Electric mot or Model P56H1441G belt on a conveyor while using a rag to clean the belt. The r ag was caught in belt and pulled the employee's right hand into the conveyor. Th e employee amputated his index and pinky fingertips and required hospitalizatio n.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1414277.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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