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Accident: 104258.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Conveyor

Accident: 104258.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 03/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1305012.01503/27/2018Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc.
At 8:00 p.m. on March 22, 2018, an employee was inspecting the in-feed conveyor and cleaning broken glass bottle pieces from around the machine. The employee r eached into the conveyor to remove a piece of glass and caught her right index f inger in a nip point between the running belt and pulley, amputating it. The em ployee was transported to OSF Saint Anthonys Emergency Room by her manager and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, conveyor belt, finger, nip point, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1305012.015 32 F Non Hospitalized injury Packaging and filling machine operators

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