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Accident: 94376.015 - Employee Is Checking Ventilation System And Amputates Two Fi

Accident: 94376.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 03/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1220887.01503/29/2017Southern Finishing Co. Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on March 27, 2017, an employee was checking a ventilation system w hen it was not operating properly. The employee shut the ventilation system down and locked the machine. The employee reached into the ventilation hood and his finger struck the blade that was still turning. The employee amputated their ri ght middle finger to the second joint and thumb.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, fan blade, finger, laceration, lockout, thumb, ventilation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220887.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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