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Accident: 95341.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Caught In Moving Gears I

Accident: 95341.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1230674.01505/08/2017Colonial Bag Corp.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on April 28, 2017, an employee was adjusting the height of the machine while it was in operation. The employee bypassed the interlocked doors and placed his hand inside of the machine while it was running. His fingers were caught in moving gears inside of the cabinet resulting in amputation of left middle finger. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: caught in, gear, machine guarding, amputation, lockout/tagout, finger, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1230674.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Machinery maintenance occupations

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