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Accident: 99963.015 - Employee Mangles Finger Between A Pulley And Conveyor Belt

Accident: 99963.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1255494.01508/16/2017Tyson Fresh Meats
At 6:15 a.m. on August 21, 2017, an employee was locked out of a motor for some conveyor equipment. The employee did not verify that the equipment was locked, grabbed the belt underneath the conveyor, and caught his right ring finger between the belt and a pulley. The employee mangled his finger and medical personnel removed the first digit. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: pulley, amputation, amputated, caught between, finger, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1255494.015 29 M Non Hospitalized injury Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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