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Accident: 98413.015 - Employee'S Three Fingers Are Amputated In Belt And Sprocket

Accident: 98413.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 08/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257654.01508/24/2017Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
At 01:45 p.m. on August 18, 2017, an employee was checking the belt on a piece of equipment. His fingers were then accidentally caught between the machine's belt and pulley mechanism and as a result, the employee sustained an amputation of three fingers.
Keywords: pulley, finger, amputation, machine guarding, belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257654.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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