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Accident: 201050887 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Pulled Into Pulley Nip Point

Accident: 201050887 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 08/16/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12616515812/16/19972022Stella Foods Inc
On or about August 16, 1997, Employee #1 was bending over and holding onto a loosened V-belt, pulling on it with his left hand to show his foreman why a curd blower was not rotating. He had switched off the machine, but another worker accidentally turned it back on. The V-belt moved, pulling Employee #1's left hand into the nip point of the pulley. He suffered open fractures of the middle and index fingers and partial amputation of the ring finger.
Keywords: fracture, amputated, finger, lockout, caught between, v-belt, nip point, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126165158 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Separating, filtering & clarifying mach. operators

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