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Accident: 119776.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Fingers When Pulled Into Convey

Accident: 119776.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1404817.01505/31/2019Walmart Distribution Center
At 5:45 p.m. on April 24, 2019, an employee had just made repairs to a Seimens D ematic Meter Belt and had reenergized the equipment to make sure that the repair s were successful. As the employee turned on the machinery, a rag he was using t o wipe away grease from the cog belt and pulleys got caught and pulled his right hand into the apparatus. The employee partially amputated his thumb, index and middle fingers, requiring medical treatment. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught by, conveyor, finger, fingertip, guard, machine guarding, maintenance, partial amputation, pinched, pulley, repair, thumb, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1404817.015 39 M Non Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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