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Accident: 201508777 - Employee Amputates Finger On Baggage Conveyor Belt

Accident: 201508777 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 06/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31006442307/01/20087699Emerson Russell Maintenance Company
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 18, 2008, an employee was inspecting moving parts of a baggage conveyor belt. His finger got caught in-between the nip point of the sprocket chain and pulley drive. The employee sustained a left ring finger tip amputation up to the finger nail. The employee was hospitalized overnight and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: chain, amputated, baggage conveyor, finger, sprocket, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310064423 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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