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Accident: 142687.015 - Employee Degloves Finger, Amputates Tip In Pulley Drive Belt

Accident: 142687.015 -- Report ID: 0936400 -- Event Date: 12/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571943.01501/11/2022Basf Agricultural Solutions, Llc

At 3:30 p.m. on December 29, 2021, an employee was assisting a coworker with ma nually rotating a drive belt/pulley system on the delinting centrifuge by pulley down on the belt. The employee's finger was pulled into the machine between the belt and pulley. The employee pulled his hand out resulting in a degloving of a portion of his left ring finger and amputation of the fingertip, requiring medi cal treatment without hospitalization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, catch point, caught between, caught in, degloving, drive shaft, finger, fingertip, inexperience, insufficient supervision, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine opera

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1571943.015 0 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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