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Accident: 101122.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated In Pinch Point Of Rollers

Accident: 101122.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280155.01511/30/2017Ccn International, Inc.
At 5:30 a.m. on November 27, 2017, Employee #1 was preparing to run a glue machine. There was a dried piece of glue impeding the roller movement. The employee reached through an opening in the roller guard to retrieve and remove the quarter size piece of dried glue. Upon removal of the dried glue piece, the rollers engaged, and his finger was pulled into the pinch point of the rollers. The employee tripped the safety bar, which reversed the roller direction and released his finger. Employee #1 suffered an amputated right index fingertip.
Keywords: caught in, amputation, lockout, machine guarding, glue, finger, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1280155.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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