Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 93688.015 - Supervisor Checking Drive Belt Sustains Finger Amputation

Accident: 93688.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 03/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215292.01503/07/2017Huntington Alloys Corporation
At 3:00 a.m. on March 1, 2017, Employee #1, a supervisor employed by a nickel al loys manufacturer, was checking an unguarded drive belt on a conveyor shaker to visually assure that the belt was moving. The drive belt was in a low area, and the supervisor was on his knees. As the supervisor brushed a piece of scrap me tal off his knee, he lost his balance and fell forward into the unguarded drive belt. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the ho spital. He was admitted and treated for the partial amputation of a fingertip a nd the fracture of the finger.
Keywords: amputation, belt, belt conveyor, caught in, drive shaft, finger, fracture, lost balance, machine guarding, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215292.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Supervisors, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.