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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93512.015 Event: 02/25/2017Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Caught On Bolt
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on February 25, 2017, Employee #1 climbed onto a moun ting platform of a Motan Dosing\Mixer Spectrocolor V mixer to check the vacuum h oses for air movement. As he came down the platform, he caught his hand on a pr otruding machine bolt that was part of the machine. The bolt caught his ring fi nger and the weight of his body and downward movement caused his wedding band to cut and stretch his finger to the point of amputation at the first knuckle. Em ployee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, caught by, finger, ring
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213708.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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