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Accident: 896415 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Shaker Machine

Accident: 896415 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 08/15/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12542618911/04/19973321Virginia Foundry Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was attempting to start a jammed shaker machine. He tried to move the three drive V-belts while the machine was still activated, and the drive belts started. Employee #1's left hand was drawn into and around the drive pulley, amputating parts of two of his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, caught by, jammed, lockout, struck by, v-belt, nip point, pulley, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125426189 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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