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Accident: 94146.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated When Caught In Gear

Accident: 94146.015 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 03/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1219610.01503/24/2017Alaska Dot&Pf
At 12:45 p.m. on March 22, 2017, Employee #1 was wearing plastic gloves, using an oil can to oil a chain and gear. The machine was energized and the guard was off. The glove and finger of the employee got caught in the nip point at the gear, amputating his fingertip.
Keywords: unguarded, nip point, lockout, amputated, finger, gear, machine guarding, chain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1219610.015 29 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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