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Accident: 201101201 - Employee Little Finger On Right Hand Was Amputaated

Accident: 201101201 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 05/28/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12566975407/14/19992421Hambro Forest Products Inc
Employee #1 works for a particle board company as a production technician. Employee #1 was preparing to off load resin from a truck. Employee #1 made all the necessary connections and turned the pump on to begin pumping resin. Employee #1 heard an unusual noise as the pump begin pumping. Employee #1 turned to look at the pump. As he did he placed his hand on the guard covering the V-belt and pulley drive of the resin pump. Employee #1's fingers on his right hand were caught by the V-belt drive at the back side of the guard. Employee #1's little finger on his right hand was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, truck, noise, v-belt, pulley, pump, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125669754 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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