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Accident: 108390.015 - Employee Catches Hand In Machine And Degloves Finger

Accident: 108390.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339979.01508/23/2018Kendall Patient Recovery, Llc.
At 7:15 a.m. on August 15, 2018, an employee was cutting contaminated cotton excess from Tenter #1 with a knife while the machine was moving at a pace of 20 yards per second. The employee was holding the cotton roller with one hand and the knife with the second when his left hand was sucked into the roller and degloved his middle finger. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: press, hand, caught in, finger, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339979.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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