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Accident: 113879.015 - Employee Amputates Three Fingertips When Caught Between Belt

Accident: 113879.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1380505.01502/22/2019University Of Iowa Housing & Dining
At 10:45 a.m. on February 20, 2019, an employee was rotating a belt on an electr ic motor pulley by hand so that the stock numbers on the belt could be read. As he rotated the belt, the employee's right hand was pinched between it and a pul ley, amputating three fingertips. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught between, fingertip, hand, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1380505.015 38 M Hospitalized injury

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