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Accident: 108672.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught By Belt During Chan

Accident: 108672.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342493.01508/27/2018Trillium Farm Holdings, Llc
At 3:10 p.m. on August 17, 2018, an employee was replacing a broken drive belt on a feed bin auger's drive motor when he had his coworker pulled the motor's disconnect switch. The employee went on to replace the drive belt by leaning from the roof's edge and his coworker reenergized the motor. The employee caught his right hand's pinky with the drive belt and amputated its fingertip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pulley, belt, caught by, amputation, finger, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1342493.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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