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Accident: 111589.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Operating Conveyor

Accident: 111589.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 11/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364429.01511/30/2018Dhl Supply Chain
At 1:00 p.m. on November 27, 2018, Employee #1 was pulling a conveyor belt to re start the conveyor system. The conveyor system began moving again while the empl oyee was holding onto the belt near a pinch-point. The employee sustained a ampu tation of right hand fingertip 3rd digit. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, conveyor, conveyor belt, finger, fingertip, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1364429.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury

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