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Accident: 106725.015 - Employee Sustains Finger Amputation Due To Improper Lockout

Accident: 106725.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 06/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296800.01502/21/2018Hanes Brands Inc
At 1:45 p.m. on June 8, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker were using one lockout device to troubleshoot a knitting machine. The coworker removed the lock and energized the machine without realizing that Employee #1 had his fingers between gears. This resulted in an amputation to Employee #1's left index finger.
Keywords: amputated, finger, lockout/tagout, lockout, amputation, gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1296800.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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