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Accident: 109038.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Tip On Pump

Accident: 109038.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335354.01508/02/2018Polytec Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on July 31, 2018, Employee #1 was checking and greasing a pump. The employee used a rag to wipe grease from the pump while it was running. The employee's right index finger tip was amputated when it came into contact with the coupling and hex screws on the pump. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pump, amputation, amputated, finger, machine guarding, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335354.015 44 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy

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