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Accident: 202474433 - Employee Amputates Finger While Greasing Machine

Accident: 202474433 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 10/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718653610/26/20072759Custom Converting Company Llc
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on October 5, 2007, Employee #1, a machine operator, was greasing the gear of a machine when his finger was caught by the gears. The machine was not stopped nor the power source deenergized. Employee #1 sustained the amputation of the tip of his finger with no bone lost. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, machine operator, caught by, gear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307186536 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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