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Accident: 109608.015 - Employee Catches Finger On Machine Gear And Amputates Finger

Accident: 109608.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 09/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1349985.01509/26/2018Supreme Cores Alabama, Inc.
At 4:55 p.m. on September 20, 2018, an employee was adjusting the machine drive chain on the CMI-22 and turned off the air before removing the safety cover and loosened the chain. The employee lifted the chain over the main cradling gear and the piston on the opposite side dropped, pulling his right hand's middle finger into the gear. The employee amputated the tip of his finger and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, gear, amputation, finger, amputated, chain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1349985.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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