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Accident: 115933.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb While Unjamming Conveyor Belt

Accident: 115933.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 04/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398091.01505/01/2019Ozark Wood Fiber, Llc
At approximately 6:15 a.m. on April 23, 2019, an employee was trying to unjam a conveyor belt that was running with a crowbar. The employee smashed his thumb be tween an electrical panel and an electrical box. The right thumb was amputated above the first knuckle. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, belt conveyor, caught between, conveyor, electrical box, electrical panel, jammed, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1398091.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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