Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201610201 - Employee'S Thumb Amputated, Caught Between A Belt And Pully
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|301220778||01/22/1998||3599||0||Gerlinger Casting Corporation|
Abstract: On or about 10:15 a.m. on December 31, 1997, Employee #1, an employee of Gerlinger Casting Corporation, was injured when his thumb was caught between a belt and pulley. A Wheelabrator Shot Blast Machine's tumble-blast mechanism was jammed. In an attempt to dislodge the jam, Employee #1 bypassed guards and grabbed the belt to release tension on the gear drive. As a result of the high rate of speed of the belt, Employee #1's thumb was pulled into the nip point resulting in an amputation.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||301220778||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Occupation not reported|