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Accident: 108705.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb Tip When Caught Between Belt And Pu

Accident: 108705.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 08/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342729.01508/27/2018Washington University
At 5:30 p.m. on August 23, 2018, an employee was removing a belt from a fan and caught his thumb between the belt and pulley. The employee amputated the tip of his left thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pulley, amputation, thumb, amputated, caught between, belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1342729.015 27 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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