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Accident: 107719.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Troubleshooting Conveyor Bel

Accident: 107719.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 07/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1333376.01507/24/2018Flsmidth Sioux City
At 11:00 p.m. on July 8, 2018, an employee was troubleshooting a conveyor belt that was hanging up when running. The employee moved the belt backwards and felt pressure on it before trapping his finger between the belt and pulley, amputating it from the third knuckle up. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pulley, caught between, finger, amputation, maintenance, conveyor belt, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1333376.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Welders and cutters

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