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Accident: 100407.015 - Employee Sustains Partial Thumb Amputation When Caught In Be

Accident: 100407.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 10/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274666.01511/02/2017Curtis Packaging Corporation
At 9:45 a.m. on October 30, 2017, Employee #1 manually opened a guard to the mai n drive of a Gluer Machine #53. His thumbs were below the guard when the main dr ive came on unexpectedly. The employee's left thumb got caught in the belt and p ulley. He sustained an amputation of his thumb from the first knuckle to the tip . The employee was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: amputation, belt, caught in, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, pulley, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274666.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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