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Accident: 116464.015 - Employee Amputates Tips Of Fingers In Sealing Machine

Accident: 116464.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 05/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1402722.01505/22/2019Chemours Company, Llc
At 9:00 a.m. on May 21, 2019, an employee was replacing worn belts on a bag seal ing machine. The employee was using his right hand to hold the belt in place and placed his left hand on the seal machine that was energized. The employee's lef t hand was pulled into the machine, crushing and burning it. The employee was ho spitalized to treat amputations to the tips of his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, burn, caught by, crushed, fingertip, lockout, lockout/tagout, pulled in, repair, sealing machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1402722.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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