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Accident: 113821.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught By Conveyor'S Chain An

Accident: 113821.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380118.01502/22/2019Staples, Inc.
At 4:30 p.m. on February 14, 2019, an employee was operating a conveyor by its f oot pedal when he noticed that it was not operating properly. The employee reac hed under the conveyor to see if there were some debris that was causing the mal function and caught his right hand's index finger with the chain and sprocket. The employee amputated his finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, chain, conveyor, finger, foot pedal, sprocket, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1380118.015 63 M Hospitalized injury

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