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Accident: 98899.015 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated While Trouble Shooting A

Accident: 98899.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 09/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1262881.01509/11/2017Uniwell Laboratories
At 8:45 a.m. on September 1, 2017, an employee was getting the line ready to run . The employee previously had problems with the line. The belt driven auger on t he hopper was not moving. The pulley was turning but not the belt. The employee reached for the belt to give it a tug when the pulley grabbed the belt and the e mployee's finger. The employee's finger tip was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, belt conveyor, caught by, finger, pulley
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1262881.015 28 F Hospitalized injury

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