Accident Report Detail
Accident: 146719.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Struck By Sealing Machine
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1580942.015||02/24/2022||Sun Rich Fresh Foods, Inc.|
At 9:30 a.m. on January 7, 2022, an employee was cutting and packaging fruits on the Allergen line at a fruit packaging company. The employee was a temporary em ployee who worked for a staffing firm. The employee and a coworker were setting up a Prosealer machine which dispenses plastic film to cover the fruit. The empl oyee failed to preform lockout/tagout procedures before reaching into the machin e. The blade which cuts the plastic film cycled and struck the employee's finger . The employee lacerated his finger and potentially amputated the fingertip, req uiring medical treatment without hospitalization.
|1||1580942.015||45||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Laborers, except construction|