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Accident: 101489.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingers When Troubleshooting Conveyor

Accident: 101489.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 11/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281884.01512/14/2017Sc Johnson & Son Inc
At 11:45 p.m. on November 30, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that manu factured polish and other sanitation goods. He was working on an overhead materi al conveyor. He was troubleshooting a noisy bearing on the conveyor. When he pul led back an inadequate guard to examine the parts, his glove was pulled into the belt and pulley. He sustained the amputation of two fingers. He was hospitalize d.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bearing, caught between, conveyor, conveyor belt, equipment failure, finger, glove, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, nip point, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1281884.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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