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Accident: 100636.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Clearing A Clogged Line

Accident: 100636.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274598.01511/01/2017Hammler Wine Corporation
At 6:30 p.m. on October 27, 2017, an employee was cleaning the must pump to remo ve some clogged grape debris. The employee reached into the pump inlet to clear it out and the rotating pump impeller struck his fingertip, amputating it. The employee was taken to Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula and was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, clogged, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274598.015 22 F Hospitalized injury Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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