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Accident: 104853.015 - Employee Suffers Finger Amputation When Struck Against Conve

Accident: 104853.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310126.01504/18/2018Piston Automotive Llc
At 12:00 p.m. on April 10, 2018, Employee #1 was troubleshooting a conveyor line motor. He removed the guard to see why it was not working properly, but did not lockout the motor. The employee reached his hand into the motor to feel for any loose parts. His finger struck against a pulley and a gear, resulting in an amputation.
Keywords: pulley, finger, machine guarding, amputation, lockout, gear, conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310126.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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