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Accident: 118023.015 - Employee Amputates Finger During Startup Of Package Sealing

Accident: 118023.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1415993.01507/17/2019Fresh Mark Inc.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on July 6, 2019, an employee was starting up a rapid pack machine. The employee believed a gasket was not properly seated and attempt ed to reach in and fix it. The bottom die of the sealing mechanism raised to con tact the top die, amputating the employee's finger. The employee was hospitaliz ed for these injuries.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, die blades, finger, gasket

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1415993.015 31 M Hospitalized injury

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