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Accident: 94102.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated By Meshing Gears

Accident: 94102.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 03/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1219056.01503/22/2017Illinios Tool Works
At 5:00 a.m. on March 20, 2017, an employee was working for a firm in the coated and laminated paper manufacturing industry. He was using sandpaper to clear a false reading on an aluminum cylinder that was a part of a machine. The sandpaper was caught by rotating gears. The tip of the employee's left index finger was pulled into the machine. The fingertip was amputated by the gears. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: roller--mach/part, cleaning, amputation, nip point, gear, amputated, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1219056.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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