Accident Report Detail
Accident: 142853.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingertips While Clearing Jammed Rota
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1573247.015||01/19/2022||Pfizer Inc. Kalamazoo Site|
At 1:00 a.m. on January 14, 2022, an employee was attempting to clear a jam in a rotary free-wheeling valve that was not under power. The employee reached into the valve with his left hand to clear the jam when the valve released and pinned the employee's fingers. The employee panicked and jerked his hand out of the va lve. The employee amputated his pointer and index fingertips, requiring medical treatment without hospitalization.
|1||1573247.015||26||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Chemical technicians|