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Accident: 99444.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Refilling Glue Machine

Accident: 99444.015 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 09/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1263062.01509/12/20172434317718260 - Brentwood Acquisition Corp

At 9:00 a.m. on September 11, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that manu factured wooden kitchen cabinets and countertops. The employee was operating an edge band machine, with Serial Number 1441-2. He was cleaning glue from the area around the machine's glue hopper and loading a new glue puck into the machine's air cylinder magazine. The cylinder activated, and the employee sustained the a mputation of a finger. He was hospitalized.

Keywords: air pressure, amputated, amputation, compressed air, cylinder, equipment operator, finger, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, pressure release, pressure vessel

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1263062.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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