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Accident: 170708291 - Employee'S Toe Amputated When Caught On Track

Accident: 170708291 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 02/02/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990341702/07/19953271Truestone Inc.
At 5:00 p.m. on February 2, 1995, Employee #1, a machine operator for a stone manufacturer, was adjusting the doors on a kiln when his foot became caught on the rail track. Half of his big toe was amputated. Employee #1 was transported to Community Memorial Hospital in Virginia. There were no witnesses to the accident. The employer admits to not locking out, blocking, or de-energizing the transfer car before adjusting the kiln doors. The employer was cited for failing to secure the transfer car, a serious violation of 3314(a).
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, rail, unsecured, blocks, work rules, caught by, lockout, toe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119903417 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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