Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200536316 - Employee Amputates Thumb When Caught In Conveyor
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|317500593||01/08/2014||2015||West Liberty Foods, L.L.C.|
On December 20, 2013, Employee #1 was attempting to free a pneumatic ram that was inside a stuffing horn. When the ram became free, it returned to home position located inside the stuffer. In the process of returning to the home position, the ram caught the employee's right thumb and amputated it when it came into contact with the machine's outer metal casing. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for his thumb amputation.
|1||317500593||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Occupation not reported|