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Accident: 143679.015 - Employee Catches Finger In Folding Machine, Is Later Amputat

Accident: 143679.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 12/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1577975.01502/11/2022Novo Health Services Llc

At 6:00 p.m. on December 12, 2021, an employee was greasing a belt drive on a ba th blanket folding machine with the machine running. The employee had removed th e machine guarding without locking out the machine. The employee caught his righ t middle finger between the belt and roller. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was treated in the emergency room. On December 13, 2021, the employee's finger was surgically amputated above the second knuckle. The employ ee was not hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught in, finger, grease, guard, lockout, lockout/tagout, lubricating, machine guarding, maintenance, partial amputation, pinched, power roller, roller--mach/part

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1577975.015 28 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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