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Accident: 118186.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Cleaning Operating Convey

Accident: 118186.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 07/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1416827.01507/23/2019Packers Sanitation Services, Inc.

At 4:00 a.m. on July 17, 2019, an employee was cleaning a corkscrew mixing conve yor when the employee attempted to remove a blockage with his right hand. The em ployee amputated of his index fingertip requiring medical treatment. The employ ee was not hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, cleaning, conveyor, finger, fingertip, guard, jammed, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, partial amputation, screw conveyor, struck by, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1416827.015 25 M Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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