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Accident: 200524569 - Employee'S Pinky Finger Amputed When Pulled Through A Pulley

Accident: 200524569 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30479094201/22/20022759Info Usa
Employee #1 was working with a paper-rolling machine that printed labels. The paper was sliding off the roll. Employee #1 put his hand into the machine and tried to slide the paper back on roll. The belt that turns the paper caught his pinky finger and pulled it through the pulley. The top part of his pinky finger was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, belt, finger, paper roll, lockout, pulley, paper machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304790942 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Printing machine operators

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