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Accident: 201171386 - Employee Suffers Amputation Of Finger

Accident: 201171386 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 10/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12580900402/04/20022824Pactiv Corp.
Employee #1 works for a molded paper products manufacturing company as a lead millwright. Employee #1 was checking on a problem with the spray conveyor V-belt pulley drive. Employee #1 took the guard off the drive belt with the equipment running. A coworker stopped the conveyor belt. Employee #1 assumed that the conveyor had been stopped for him. Employee #1 reached into the V-belt pulley drive to remove a piece of material that was caught in the pulley drive. The coworker turned the conveyor on as Employee #1 had his fingers in the V-belt pulley drive and suffered the amputation of the finger. Employee #1 was treated for his injury but not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, belt, finger, guard, lockout, v-belt, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125809004 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Millwrights

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