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Accident: 201692423 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught In Machine Gear

Accident: 201692423 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 02/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30914555503/06/20062051Interstate Brands Corp
At approximately 1:05 p.m. on February 27, 2006, Employee #1 was working at the box former across from the "Doboy" #1 when he heard the "Doboy" #1 making noises. Employee #1 attempted to grease the gears with a grease gun. In addition to rotating, the gears of that machine also move up and down. Employee #1 was wearing latex gloves at the time. As Employee #1 was attempting to grease the gears, the gears caught his glove and pulled his right hand in. Employee #1 received a partial amputation to his right forefinger. Employee #1 was treated for his injury but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, caught by, gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309145555 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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