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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 142809.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Auger While Unjamming Machine

Accident: 142809.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 01/15/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1572940.01501/18/2022Barry Callebaut Usa Llc

At 9:00 a.m. on January 15, 2022, an employee was trying to clear a jam on a mac hine when he caught his finger in the auger mechanism. The employee amputated hi s finger, requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, auger, auger mechanism, caught in, finger, food processing, jammed, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, sheared

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1572940.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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