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Accident: 201140282 - Employee'S Thumb Amputated In Conveyor Belt

Accident: 201140282 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/04/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12590578604/07/19975093Adams Steel
Employee #1 was cleaning an overhead sprocket and chain drive while the equipment was running. The rag he was using was pulled into the drive along with his hand, amputating his right thumb.
Keywords: chain, amputated, work rules, belt conveyor, cleaning, caught by, thumb, sprocket, nip point, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125905786 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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