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Accident: 110297.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Chain And Sprocket

Accident: 110297.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 10/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1355049.01510/23/2018Kretz Lumber Co., Inc.
At 11:15 a.m. on October 17, 2018, an employee was working at a sawmill. He was troubleshooting a jammed belt. The employee put his finger on a chain near a spr ocket. His finger was caught between the chain and sprocket. The employee sustai ned the amputation of the index finger on his left hand below the nail. The narr ative did not specify whether or not he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught between, chain, finger, fingertip, jammed, lockout, nip point, sprocket
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1355049.015 51 M Non Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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