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Accident: 117106.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Tip While Sorting Material

Accident: 117106.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1401876.01505/16/2019Great River Regional Waste Authority
At 10:30 a.m. on May 10, 2019, an employee was sorting garbage that was moving o n a conveyor. The employee retrieved a piece of wood from the conveyor and was h olding it with one end of the board still on the conveyor. The conveyor kept mov ing and pinched the employee's right index fingertip between the wood and the co nveyor's framework. The employee sustained a right index fingertip amputation an d was treated but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, conveyor, fingertip, pinched, wood board
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1401876.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury

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