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Accident: 114162.015 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Finger While Replacing Roller On C

Accident: 114162.015 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 02/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382611.01503/05/2019Gbc Metals Llc Dba Olin Brass
At 8:30 p.m. on February 28, 2019, Employee #1 was replacing a roller on conveyo r wile attempting to guide the shaft bearing into position on the conveyor. The roller shaft was being lifted by an overhead hoist using remote controls. This hoist was being operated by the employee. Just prior to the injury, the employe e had his finger in the shaft hole to guide the hex head shaft into place. The employee bumped the remote opening controls of the overhead hoist, causing the s haft and roller to move amputating the finger tip. The employee was hospitalized .
Keywords: amputated, amputation, conveyor, finger, hoisting mechanism, roller conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382611.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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