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Accident: 117866.015 - Employee Clearing Wire From Baler Component Cuts Thumb

Accident: 117866.015 -- Report ID: 0950647 -- Event Date: 01/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378095.01502/13/2019Bakersfield Arc, Inc.
At 11:10 a.m. on January 15, 2019, an employee opened a Accent 470 Wire Tier Kno tter assembly on a Sierra Model REB-2 Two-Ram Baler to clear wire material when a moving component of the knotter assembly came down and caught the tip of his l eft thumb. The employee lacerated his thumb, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: baler, energized, falling object, finger, guard, hand, laceration, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, material handling, metal wire, ram, thumb, tie wire, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1378095.015 56 M Hospitalized injury

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