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Accident: 111599.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Belt And Pulley

Accident: 111599.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 11/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364501.01512/04/2018Lassiter Lumber, Llc.
At 6:45 a.m. on November 28, 2018, Employee #1 was using a saw. The saw stalled so the employee went underneath the mill to back up the belt by hand. The employ ee was manually turning the belt on the drive to reverse the drive belt when ano ther coworker started the machine. The employee's right index finger tip was amp utated. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, fingertip, hand, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, pulley, saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364501.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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