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Accident: 202088092 - Employee'S Hand Is Crushed In Machineand Later Amputated

Accident: 202088092 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 11/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30944434711/21/20063714Rieter Automotive North America Inc.
On November 13, 2006, Employee #1 was cleaning a DOA machine Type D1, Serial Number 512-19784. It was standard procedure to clean the machine while it was in operation. Employee #1 reached in to remove the lint and fuzz from the area around the gears and his hand got caught in the gears. Employee #1's right hand was crushed and required amputation. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, cleaning, crushed, gear, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309444347 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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