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Accident: 144197.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated When Caught By Rotating Val

Accident: 144197.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 02/22/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1581195.01503/02/2022Maryville Tire Partners

At 09:45 p.m. on February 22, 2022, an employee was removing clogged material fr om a rotary valve and way belt. The valve began rotating when the employee, work ing as a control room operator, turned the machine on. The employee's hand becam e caught by the rotating valve, amputating the fingers. The employee was admitte d and treated at the hospital for injuries sustained.

Keywords: amputation, belt, caught between, caught in, energized, finger, hand, operator, rotating parts, valve

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1581195.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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