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Accident: 99147.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated While Performing Maintenanc

Accident: 99147.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265007.01509/19/2017Electric Cable Compounds, Inc.
At 11:10 a.m. on August 30, 2018, an employee was performing a clean out/blow down at the Line 1 rotary airlock. During the clean out/blow down the employee started and stopped the power on the rotary airlock to perform cleaning. The power to the rotary airlock was "on" during clean out/blow down of the rotary airlock. The employee sustained amputations to his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, guard, maintenance, amputation, lockout, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1265007.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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