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Accident: 201794856 - Employee #1 Suffered An Amputation Of All Four Fingers

Accident: 201794856 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 10/03/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12608488810/04/20012514Leggett & Platt
At about 2:30 p.m. on October 3, 2001, Employee #1, was modifying the set up of a packaging machine. Employee #1 was about to reconnect an air hose to the glue applicator when his left hand became entangled in an unguarded chain and sprocket. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of all four fingers on his left hand.
Keywords: chain, amputated, glue, finger, machinist, air hose, sprocket, entangled, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126084888 Hospitalized injury Amputation Not specified mechanics and repairers

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