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Accident: 202676367 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught In Pinsetter Pulley

Accident: 202676367 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11992100501/16/20147933Amf Bowling Centers Inc Dba Amf Orchard Lanes
On December 22, 2013, Employee #1 was cleaning/servicing a pinsetter #15 while the machine was still operational. The employee removed the rear guard and placed his right hand into the. The belt caught Employee #1's finger and pulled his hand into the pulley. The employee's finger was caught between the belt and the pulley machine's point of operation. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for a right index finger, and to the first knuckle amputation and was hospitalized for fifteen hours.
Keywords: pinsetter, amputated, belt, finger, cleaning, caught between, point of operation, conveyor, pulley, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119921005 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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