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Accident: 100873.015 - Employee Pushes Hand Into Elevator Conveyor Belt And Amputat

Accident: 100873.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278251.01511/20/2017Hester Orchards, Inc
At 10:00 a.m. on October 18, 2017, an employee was clearing debris from the main elevator belt D1 conveyor. The employee lost his balance as he reached over an d fell forward, thrusting his hand into a pinch point. The employee partially a mputated three fingers from his left hand and required surgery to repair the ten dons of his thumb. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, conveyor belt, elevator, finger, nip point, tendon, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278251.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, farm workers

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