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Accident: 170683825 - Employee Cuts Fingertip On Vacuum Duct

Accident: 170683825 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 02/26/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10563463803/12/19915149Duetch Cube Mfg & Marketing Co.
Employee #1 was cleaning a vacuum system when the tube and collar came off the duct. When he felt inside the duct for a lip to which he could reattach the tube, he cut his finger on the star valve. Employee #1 lost 1/4 in. of his fingertip. He had been told not to put his hand up into the duct.
Keywords: duct, finger, work rules, cleaning, laceration, valve, blind reaching, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105634638 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Janitors and cleaners

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