Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 971549 - Employee'S Fingertip Sheared By Rotating Scraper

Accident: 971549 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 04/29/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10563124605/27/19922021M.V.M. Wellsville
Employee #1 was monitoring the operation of a cyclone separator. He opened an observation port to verify that the material was moving. The opening appeared plugged so he stuck his finger into it to clear the plug. A rotating scraper caught the end of the finger and sheared it off.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, scraper, finger, work rules, caught by, clogged, sheared, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105631246 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.