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Accident: 112844.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Pulley

Accident: 112844.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 01/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1373046.01501/23/2019Loroco Industries, Inc.
At 2:35 a.m. on January 15, 2019, Employee #1 was adjusting the belts on a pulle y system. The employee had just finished making repairs to one belt and pulley, when he was informed that the other belt was doing the same thing, As the employ ee reached in to fix the pulley, the operator jogged the machine, catching his r ight hand between the belt and pulley. This action resulted in the amputation of his right pinky finger.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, finger, lockout, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1373046.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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