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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 the 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 employee's finger. The employee's finger tip was amputated.
Keywords: pulley, finger, amputated, belt conveyor, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1262881.015 28 F Hospitalized injury Amputation

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