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Accident: 112138.015 - Employee Cleaning Shredder Belt Sustains Amputation Of Hand

Accident: 112138.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360465.01511/14/2018Manpower Us Inc
At 2:00 p.m. on October 30, 2018, an employee was working for a temporary staffi ng agency. He had been assigned to work at a firm that engaged in shipping, ware housing, or packaging activities. He was unjamming the clogged shredder belt of a blower machine. The shredder belt was covered with sharp spikes. As he was cle aning the machine, by removing excess poly fibers that were clogging the shredde r belt, the machine was energized. The employee's right hand came into contact w ith the rotating shredder belt. He sustained the amputation of his right hand. H e was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught by, cleaning, hand, jammed, lockout/tagout, maintenance, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360465.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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