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Accident: 100747.015 - Worker'S Finger Is Caught In Steel Gate, Fingertip Amputated

Accident: 100747.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255105.01507/28/2017Milling Machinery, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on July 12, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a company engaged in milling and other construction activity, was working at a grain elevator. He was reinstalling a section of the grain elevator shaft that housed a steel gate. The section had been removed to install a bucket belt. As Employee #1 worked, the gate slid closed and caught a finger of his right hand. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of his fingertip.
Keywords: caught in, grain elevator, installing, amputation, finger, construction, shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1255105.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Milling and planing machine operators

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