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Accident: 106051.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Drive Belt

Accident: 106051.015 -- Report ID: 0936400 -- Event Date: 05/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319436.01505/25/2018Asarco Llc
At 7:30 p.m. on May 3, 2018, an employee was trouble shooting a drive belt on a feeder. The employee removed the guard over the drive belt and touched the belt to check the tension. The drive belt spun and caught the employee's right index finger, resulting in a partial amputation.
Keywords: amputated, lockout, amputation, guard, finger, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1319436.015 67 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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