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Accident: 94201.015 - Employee Sustains A Fingertip Amputation When Caught In Pinc

Accident: 94201.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 03/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1220064.01503/27/2017Niagara Bottling, Llc
At 1:37 p.m. on March 23, 2017, Employee #1 was cleaning a power-driven chain an d sprocket. The employee was using a rag and a spray can of degreaser for cleani ng, while the chain and sprocket were running. The rag got caught in the pinch p oint of the chain and sprocket. His right middle finger was drawn into the pinch point and the tip of the finger was amputated. Employee #1 underwent a bone red uction for the injury.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, chain, cleaning, degreaser, finger, lockout, sprocket, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1220064.015 55 M Non Hospitalized injury

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