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Accident: 98269.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Chain And Sprocket

Accident: 98269.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1256022.01508/18/2017Garrity Company Inc.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on August 17, 2017, an employee was reaching for a b ottle of water. While reaching for the bottle of water, the employee misjudged t he hazard and caught his finger in the chain and sprocket resulting in amputatio n of finger below the knuckle. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: amputation, caught in, chain, finger, sprocket
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1256022.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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