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Accident: 71863.015 - An Employee'S Left Hand Middle Finger Was Amputated At The F

Accident: 71863.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 02/02/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1034449.01502/10/2015Heritage Bag Company
At 9:15 a.m. on February 2, 2015 an employee was moving plastic bag film to prevent melting of product. The employee's left hand was holding the plastic film and was pulled into the belt and gear of the bag machine. The employee sustained an amputation of the middle finger at the first knuckle and broke bones in the middle and ring fingers. The employee was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputation, gear, finger, belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1034449.015 25 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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