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Accident: 112099.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger When Caught By Yarn Twis

Accident: 112099.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 09/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351999.01510/09/2018Shaw Industries Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on September 27, 2018, an employee was trying to remove some tangled yarn on the pre-fed roll of #20 spindle for the #7 Twister while the guard was pushed up. The employee slipped and fell forward, partially amputating her left hand's index finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: slip, amputated, partial amputation, fall, guard, amputation, finger, caught by, spindle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351999.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Textile cutting machine operators

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