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Accident: 115942.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Chain And Sprocket

Accident: 115942.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 04/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1398197.01505/02/2019Gildan Yarns, Llc
At approximately 7:45 p.m. on April 24, 2019, an employee was the unjamming lef t conveyor belt, The employee was rearranging the push pins with the guard off. The employee was manually trying to push the crease down on the conveyor belt . The employee's left hand was blindly reaching for the conveyor belt on the oth er end. The employee reached in the wrong location and his finger was cut by th e chain and sprocket of the motor. The employee amputated the finger tip of the left middle finger. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, belt conveyor, chain, finger, fingertip, jammed, sprocket
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1398197.015 54 M Non Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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