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Accident: 146784.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 146784.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/23/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1581187.01501/27/2022Coliseum Companies, Inc.

At 9:30 a.m. on November 23,2021, Employee #1 was feeding towels into a towel fo lding machine when the machine became jammed. The employee attempted to remove t he jam by reaching under the machine to retrieve a towel on the bottom of the co nveyor belt. While attempting to remove the towel, the employee suffered an ampu tation of the fingertip from the conveyor belt. The employee was transported to the hospital and admitted to treat the amputation.

Keywords: amputation, conveyor belt, fingertip, jammed, partial amputation

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1581187.015 39 F Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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