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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131641.015 Event: 12/04/2020Employee Incurs Amputation After Reaching Into Machine, Late
At 7:10 p.m. on December 1, 2020, an employee was reaching into a machine when h is hand came into contact with the nip point of a conveyor roller, resulting in amputation and hospitalization. At 10:00 a.m. on December 4, 2020, the employee died in the hospital as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, conveyor, energized, hand, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, nip point, roller conveyor, roller--mach/part, sawmill
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1505025.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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