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Accident: 116836.015 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Left Ring Finger In Conveyor

Accident: 116836.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 05/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1405702.01506/05/2019Brakebush Brothers, Inc.
At 3:40 a.m. on May 29, 2019, an employee was conducting a final inspection of a conveyor following a full sanitation cleaning. The employee was folding up a se ction of the conveyor and did not install the pins to lock the end section of th e conveyor in the upright position. The end portion of the conveyor fell backwar ds toward the main section and pinched the employee's finger between the section s. The employee amputated his left ring finger tip requiring medical treatment b ut was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, cleaning, conveyor, cotter pin, falling object, finger, inspecting, material handling, pin, pinched, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1405702.015 28 M Non Hospitalized injury Production samplers and weighers

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