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Accident: 110631.015 - Employee Fractures Finger When Caught In Chain While Trouble

Accident: 110631.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 10/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1357736.01510/31/2018Des Plaines Development Limited Partnership
At 5:00 a.m. on October 28, 2019, an employee was troubleshooting a TRI--STAR CT 28 Gas Heated Flatwork Ironer/Folder Machine and had removed a guard that was over a gear box but did not lock out the machinery. The employee fractured his right hand's index finger when it was caught in the chain. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, chain, fracture, lockout, guard, finger, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1357736.015 67 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machinery maintenance occupations

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