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Accident: 99811.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Aligning Conveyor Belt Frame

Accident: 99811.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 10/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270108.01510/11/20170139317718525 - Castle Rock Farming Llc
On October 9, 2017, an employee was aligning the frames of two conveyor belt sys tems and he reached in-between the two frames to where the connecting clamp was located. A coworker who were working from the rear of the equipment pushed on t he conveyor belt and the connecting clamp closed on itself, catching the employe e's ring finger and amputating it. The employee was transported by a coworker w ho met up with an ambulance service who then brought him to the hospital where h e was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, connecting, conveyor belt, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1270108.015 38 F Hospitalized injury Production samplers and weighers FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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