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Accident: 117584.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Twin-Screw Cooker

Accident: 117584.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 06/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1412513.01506/25/2019Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation

At 04:00 p.m. on June 24, 2019, an employee was pushing wet corn meal down into a twin-screw cooker. The employee placed his left hand down into the throat of t he twin screw cooker where his fingers were caught in the ingoing nip point of t he twin screws. The employee was treated and admitted at the hospital for amputa tion injuries to four fingers (excluding thumb) on his left hand.

Keywords: amputation, caught in, cooker, corn, finger, food processing, hand, nip point, pushing, wet

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1412513.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Production helpers

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