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Accident: 114099.015 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Thumb When Caught Between Pulley A

Accident: 114099.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1379691.01503/04/2019Bessemer Plywood Corp
At 2:15 p.m. on February 4, 2019, an employee was adjusting the belt on the Lill y Pad Chipper Pulley when his gloved hand was caught in the pulley while prying the belt onto the pulley. The employee amputated the tip of his right thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, caught by, caught in, conveyor belt, fingertip, maintenance, pulley, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1379691.015 58 M Non Hospitalized injury

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