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Accident: 202473286 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Clearing Jam

Accident: 202473286 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 11/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718315211/22/20062657Paper Pak Products
At approximately 11:00 p.m. on November 19, 2006, Employee #1 was working in the production department for Paper Pak Products. He was clearing a jammed pad from the FUP Number 5 machine. He was injured when his left hand was pulled into the nip point of the gear and belt drive for the machine. The machine was running and he did not use any hand extension tool. There was no guard on the gear and belt drive unit. He was treated at Pomona Valley Hospital, for a partial amputation to his left middle finger.
Keywords: amputated, belt, finger, work rules, machine operator, jammed, lockout, nip point, gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307183152 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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