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Accident: 114553.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught By Machine Cutting

Accident: 114553.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 02/09/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377405.01502/11/2019Solo Cup Operating Corporation

At 6:00 a.m. on February 9, 2019, an employee was clearing the scrap from #731 c up forming machine and removed the scrap chute cover. The employee placed his h and into the machine while it was running in a slow mode and caught his index fi nger with the cutting die, amputating his fingertip to the first joint. The emp loyee was hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, die blades, fingertip, lockout

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1377405.015 36 M Hospitalized injury

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