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Accident: 94426.015 - Employee Catches Finger In Conveyor Belt And Amputates First

Accident: 94426.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 03/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222136.01503/21/2017Lakeway Publishers, Inc.
At 1:15 a.m. on March 16, 2017, an employee was shutting down a stacker. The emp loyee's finger was caught between the conveyor belt and gear when he reached for the stop button, amputating the first joint from his right ring finger. The em ployee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, conveyor belt, finger, gear, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1222136.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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