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Accident: 115731.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Changing Belts On Motor

Accident: 115731.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 04/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1396182.01504/26/2019Taylor Lumber Worldwide, Inc
At 3:15 p.m. on April 22, 2019, an employee was changing belts on a motor that d rives the chains for moving logs. While changing the belts on a motor, the machi ne was not a lockout, allowing a log to be fed into the electronic eye area. Th is engaged the section that the employee was working resulting in the right-hand pinky finger getting caught in the belts. The employee suffered an amputation of the right pinky finger just above the second knuckle and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, belt, caught in, finger, lockout, log, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1396182.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Operating engineers

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