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Accident: 100083.015 - Employee Sustains Amputation Of Fingers In Gear Mechanism

Accident: 100083.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257360.01508/22/2017International Glace, Inc.
At 6:30 a.m. on July 14, 2017, Employee #1 was attempting to unclog a cyclone unit on the mill machine, while the unit was running. The employee opened the machine to try to determine where it was clogged. The clogged flour prevented the employee from seeing the gear mechanism. As he stuck his hand into the machine, the gear mechanism amputated his middle and ring finger. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: poor visibility, milling machine, lockout, amputated, clogged, finger, gear, caught by, unguarded live parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257360.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Production coordinators

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