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Accident: 120375.015 - Employee Amputates Three Fingers When Caught In Wood Saw Con

Accident: 120375.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 04/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395362.01504/23/2019Conner Industries Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on April 15, 2019, an employee was assisting a coworker by stackin g cut wood on the outer side of a Pendu Model M 4000 Gang Saw conveyor belt. The employee leaned forward while standing in front of the conveyor belt when his r ight hand became caught in the conveyor chain and a sprocket. The employee amput ated of his middle, ring and pinky fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: abrasion, amputated, amputation, belt, belt conveyor, caught by, caught in, chain, contusion, conveyor belt, cutting, finger, guard, hand, lumber stack, machine guarding, pinched, saw, sprocket, unguarded, unstable posit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1395362.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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