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Accident: 114339.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingertips Between Belt And Pulley

Accident: 114339.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 03/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1384249.01503/11/2019Bimbo Bakeries Usa
At 1:00 p.m. on March 1, 2019, Employee #1 was comparing an old pulley with a ne w one to see if they were the same, so that the old one could be replaced. The m achine, which was not locked out, turned on and rotated the pulley, catching the tips of two of the employee's fingers in the pinch point between the belt and p ulley. The tips of the employee's middle and ring finger were amputated. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, fingertip, lockout, pulley, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1384249.015 52 M Hospitalized injury

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