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Accident: 143618.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips In Dust Collection System

Accident: 143618.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/02/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1577485.01502/09/2022Shaw Industries Group, Inc.

At 8:30 p.m. on February 2, 2022, an employee was removing dust from a dust coll ection system. The employee's fingers contacted a paddle device inside the syst em, amputating the employee's left index and middle fingertips. The employee wa s treated without hospitalilzation.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, dust, dust collector, fingertip, machine operator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1577485.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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