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Accident: 566174 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Molding And Grinding Machine

Accident: 566174 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 09/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12317451809/13/19932844Chesebrough-Pond'S Usa Co.
At approximately 5:45 a.m. on September 2, 1993, Employee #1 was attempting to clear a jam on molding and grinding machine #7, a Bekum model 121, serial #1870727(2), in the plastics department. The employee's finger became caught in the conveyor belt and the distal phalanx of her left ring finger was partially amputated.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, molding machine, work rules, caught by, jammed, lockout, conveyor belt, grinding machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123174518 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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