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Accident: 98259.015 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated While Clearing Jam In Stacker

Accident: 98259.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 08/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255899.01508/17/2017Magnolia Lumber Company Inc.
At approximately 7:15 a.m. on August 7, 2017, an employee was unjamming a stacker. The employee cleared the jam and told operator to try it. The employees left thumb was caught in rotating belts and pulleys and was amputated. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: pulley, amputation, rotating parts, stacker crane, jammed, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1255899.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Amputation

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