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Accident: 116969.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught Between Belt And Pu

Accident: 116969.015 -- Report ID: 0352460 -- Event Date: 04/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1399455.01505/08/2019O3 Technologies, Llc
At 5:00 a.m. on April 19, 2019, an employee was attempting to diagnose the reaso n that a belt was not moving along a pulley as it should. The employee put his r ight middle finger between the belt and pulley when the belt began to quickly ad vance. The employee amputated his fingertip and required hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught between, finger, fingertip, laceration, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, malfunction, mech malfunction, partial amputation, pinched, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1399455.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators

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