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Accident: 143639.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips On Packing Machine

Accident: 143639.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 02/03/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1577677.01502/10/2022Highland Baking Company, Inc.

At 7:40 p.m. on February 3, 2022, an employee was sorting bread on a Lematic pac king line. The employee reached behind the machine guard of the gear box to clea r a piece of bread. The employee's fingers contacted the machine's chain and spr ocket. The employee's ring and middle fingertips were amputated, and she was ho spitalized.

Keywords: amputation, bypass guard, caught in, fingertip, material handling

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1577677.015 59 F Hospitalized injury

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