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Accident: 141776.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In Gears While Cleaning Pump

Accident: 141776.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 12/07/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1567663.01512/09/2021De Beukelaer Corporation
At 11:30 p.m. on December 7, 2021, an employee was using an air gun to blow out a pump for a striper mix. The pump was off, so the employee asked a coworker to turn it back on. The employee stuck his right index finger into the pump gear bo x while it was running and caught his finger in the gear. The employee amputated his fingertip and required medical treatment without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, cleaning, finger, fingertip, food processing, gear, lockout, lockout/tagout, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, partial amputation, pinched, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1567663.015 51 M Non Hospitalized injury Bakers

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