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Accident: 113535.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught By Band Saw

Accident: 113535.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377695.01502/12/2019Shook & Fletcher Insulation Co.
At 11:00 a.m. on February 4, 2019, an employee was inspecting the belt drive of a band saw and was manually turning the belt with his left hand. The employee ca ught his hand between the belt and one of the wheels and pulled it from the saw, amputating the first joint of his ring finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bandsaw, belt, caught between, caught by, finger, inspecting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1377695.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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