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Accident: 117447.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Reaching Into Machine

Accident: 117447.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 06/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1411212.01506/26/2019Seneca Foods Corporation

At 5:10 p.m. on June 21, 2019, Employee #1 was sweeping and cleaning near cuttin g equipment. He noticed that green beans were falling to the side of a conveyor. He reached in and attempted to move the deflector that directs green beans to t he conveyor. His finger made contact with the cutting heads of the cluster cutte r. Employee #1 sustained amputation of the tip of his right middle finger and wa s hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, cleaning, conveyor, cutting, finger, fingertip, food processing, partial amputation

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1411212.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Waste/Debris Collector

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