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Accident: 122484.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In The Conveyor Pinch Point

Accident: 122484.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1418697.01512/06/2019Production Saw & Machine

At approximately 1:20 a.m. on July 18, 2019, an employee was attending to a mach ine operation involving parts being cycled through an auto gage conveyor operati ng in the I4 Machining Cell. A part stopped in a rail-type conveyor. The employe e placed her right index finger into an approximate one-inch opening at the part location to push the part through. A lever inside the conveyor frame lifted to advance the part and sheared the tip of her finger off. The employee was treat ed but was not hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, conveyor, conveyor belt, finger

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1418697.015 40 F Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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